. 108. the word means “that which draws” cf. 139 Etymologicum Magnum 486. Coislin. Foreign poets like the Lesbian Terpander and Cretan Thaletas were … but Alcman from a Trojan named Carneüs. 244 : . Tyrtaeus (/ t ɜr ˈ t La greka: τυρταῖος Tyrtaios) estis greka lirikisto kiu verkis versojn en Sparto ĉirkaŭ la tempo de la Dua- Messenian Milito, kies dato ne estas klare establita - iam en ĉi-lasta parto de la sepa jarcento a.K. 5. No] : This refers to those of the younger generation who identified Ares with Enyalius . Av. steinos “a narrow place”: so too the adjective kletios, “famous,” when it becomes a neuter noun, is accented on the first syllable, as in Alcman: Old Etymologicum Magnum : 2 (Alkman en a melôn), Prisc. Cram. 8 Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies. eurupôn “splay-footed”; compare Alcman, Scholiast on Theocritus 5. E.M. 506. . . [on hupaitha] : This word is also used without the syllable tha in Alcman, and it means proteron “formerly”: ‘Twas long ago that Hippolochus did fall, but he hath received a fame that even now hath not deserted him; instead of proteron; it is accented on the first syllable. 16, Matr. Pop. 265, 1, E.M. 186. Greek poetry article: Call for discussion. . 242 Alcman :– A Laconian of Messoa, wrongly called by Crates a Lydian of Sardis. So the orator means “let us admit that Athens was situate near the sea.”. 23: . Read all poems of Alcman and infos about Alcman. 22. cf. . Sch. . . . Of these the strophe comes first, and consists of two or more similar or dissimilar lines, as in this of Alcman (43), where it is composed of three dactylic lines of the same metre, and in this, where it is made up of unlike lines: Hither, Muse, sweet clear Muse of the many tunes and everlasting song, and being a new lay for maids to sing.25. hêdumos, “pleasant”; . 66. cf. . azô . 104. cf. and why he says so, is clear from Alcman’s use of agisdeo for azeo. A lyric poet, the son of Damas or, according to some authorities, of Titarus. TYRTAEUS Milton says that it is the function of the poet "to inbreed and cherish in a great people the seeds of virtue and public civility." . 3. They are unaware that Pindar, too, made use of this line, saying “Where the children of Homer also do being, to wit the proem unto Zeus,” 26 and Alcman: But of this song of mine the beginning shall be Zeus.27. . : Aristarchus athetises both these lines, but is doubtful about the first because Alcman has adopted it, making some maidens say: O Father Zeus! Ter. 255 : 57 Herodian on Grammatical Figures 61 : 2. Next we must treat of the adverb rha; compare Alcman: And prithee who may read with ease the mind of another?61. He’ll none of your fine confections, not he; for, like the people, he seeketh unto the common fare.54. 110. 418 : 29. cf. 89 : 18. either a modest way of describing their expected victory, or reference to the object of the ritual 3 : Maximus Planudes On Hermogenes Rh. 114f : 340 : [Would that such a man might be my husband here dwelling, and would be pleased to abide with me!] 137 : For the testimonia on these and other poets of Sparta, including Alcman, see Calame 1977 2:34-36. Suidas Lexicon : For example, they sent for Terpander and Thaletas and Tyrtaeus and Nymphaeus of Cydonia and Alcman, who was a Lydian. . [For he who has suffered, beareth for it forethought in his mind] : A man’s mind wins forethought or prudence by his experience; compare Alcman: Eustathius on the Odyssey 1787. blêr bait; and another word for it is aithma; the word occurs in Alcman. Année believes that previous editors of these … * The so-called "Anacreontea". 31c : Alcman This is not Aphrodite, but the lewd Love-boy, playing like a child, running the flowers, across the do-not-touch-me meadow grass. Il. 67 168 Odysseus to Nausicaa or else because they are the arbitrators of dispensers of men, as the lyric poet Alcman says: who hath allotted them with his own lots and divided unto them his own portions; Athenaeus Doctors at Dinner 4. 59, no. 14, 636b, where for klepsiambous we should read klepsiambukas, the instrument used . And for the end of my song I will tell you a passing strange thing. He has completely freed the poems from sentimentality, and the thrilling ancient names—Anacreon, … I quote from Oswyn Murray's book Early Greece 2 regarding Alcman: The final subjection of Messenia was to have long term effects; but the immediate consequence was a … E.M. 589. Or. 19. 915 Lentz) : [on the helichryse or cassidony] : Alcman speaks of it thus: To thee also I pray with this garland of cassidony and lovely bedstraw32 for an offering. Sister of Orderliness and Persuasion, and daughter of Foresight. 48. or “my”: cf. 14, E.M. Vet. Tyrtaeus and Callinus are arguably well served by the editions of West and Gentili–Prato. To avoid hiatus, too, they inserted digamma, as the poets who use Aeolic show, for instance Alcman: Crame Inedita (Oxford) A.O. and Alcman is regularly Aeolic in: The age at which Terpander flourished is generally considered one of the best ascertained dates of that remote period of chronology; although the still more important question of his relation, in point of time, to the other early musicians, Olympus and Clonas, and to the earliest iambic and elegiac poets, Archilochus and Callinus, and the lyric poets Tyrtaeus and Alcman… Man's Lessons. . : 437 : 20 : 1. Ibid. 96. cf. Scholiast on the Odyssey 23. 9. i.e. For most of the mythologists, and these the most approved, say that the Muses are the daughters of Zeus and Memory, but a few of the poets, and among these Alcman, represent them as daughters of Heaven and Earth.81, Hesychius Glossary : 84. . Nem. Eustathius on the Odyssey 1618. 135 Il. Priscian Metres of Terence 3. Heracles’ revenge was to levy war upon them, and he killed many of them and was wounded in the hand himself. . 90. cf. 98. cf. In addition, we must remember that Alcman, also Spartan, was roughly contemporary with Tyrtaeus, and his poetry is very different. Od. 540, Heph. 588 : Synt. [on the Ionieum a minore] : And indeed whole poems have been written in this metre, as in Alcman: The saffron-robèd Muses this to the far-flinging Son of Zeus. 1. 143) (Volume II) (9780674991583): Anacreon, Campbell, David A.: Books Skip to main content Suggests for next line rhipten phatis galasênon Melikrtan, “cast, ‘tis said, the suckling Melicertes” . when you, the chorus-leader, have won the singing-contest for Alcman, I, the judge (Alcman makes him say) will give you – and him – the prize 460 ( Erus. Theocr. . Hence arose the peculiar character of the poetry of his younger contemporary, Alcman, which presented the choral lyric in the highest excellence which the music of Terpander enabled it to reach. 34 Page . 756. . . s. ornis, Ath. : 1. Aye, she sings like a very swan beside the yellow streams of Xanthus, and she that cometh next to that knot of yellow hair . 1447. Alcman :– A Laconian of Messoa, wrongly called by Crates a Lydian of Sardis. The pronoun hamôn is Doric, and shows an articular genitive corresponding to hamos. 2. Would O would God I were but a ceryl, such as flies fearless of heart with the halcyons over the bloom of the wave, the Spring’s own bird that is purple as the sea!38. 27. the feminine shows the song was sung by girls (cf. 1. Similarly: . as Alexander Cornelius says in his tract On the Topical Allusions of Alcman. 1 Plutarch On Music 9 : The first establishment of music at Sparta was due to Terpander. Modern scholars are less specific: dates for the Second Messenian War and hence for Tyrtaeus are given as broad approximations, such as "the latter part of the 7th century" and "any time between the sixties and the thirties" of the seventh century. . Pind. 1. . Gais 2. 27 that he were but my husband! . sing. 158 Odysseus to Nausicaa, 41. cf. 4. 8. woman of Aegialus, Argument to Theocritus 12 : aantha, a kind of earring in Alcman, according to Aristophanes.82. (132), as Alcman says, and in the form tei: Thy overcoming shall fall to the lot of Paris.59. 293. A.O. Od. ; but it is more frequent in the lyric poet Alcman; whence its name. compare Alcman: Aristides 2. Athenaeus Doctors at Dinner 3. where by “unfired” he means “not boiled.” 96, Hesychius Glossary : 12, 1633. Hephaestion 82 Handbook of Metre : 16. 121 (Goettl.) 606. 44. cf. the poems of Tyrtaeus, Terpander and Alcman; Xenophon, Constitution of the Lacedaimonians. . Ibid. 779) Od. 10. Greek lyric poetry : the poems and fragments of the Greek iambic, elegiac, and melic poets (excluding Pindar … 86. cf. Cyrillus in Cramer’s Inedita (Paris) A.P. With polished spear raves Ajax, and Memnon is athirst for blood. ca. 63. cf. Old Etymologicum Magnum : Terpander is also said to have introduced several new rhythms in addition to the dactylic and to have been famous as a composer of drinking-songs (). Athenaeus Doctors at Dinner 14. Cydonian apples or quinces are mentioned by Stesichorus . [on love] : Archytas the writer on musical theory maintains according to Chamaeleon that the originator of love-songs was Alcman, and that he was the first to give out to the schools88 song that was licentious in matters concerning women, and other poetry of that kind, and that hence he says in one of his songs: Lo, at the Cyprian’s hest, sweet Love distils upon me and melts my heart. 58. cf. 485 : The outward-looking diplè ( > ) is frequent in the works of the comic and tragic writers, but unusual in those of the lyrists. 23 : ; for the speakers are girls.51. There are four spheres and these are called by the ancients stoicheia because each of them lies in a row or rank, just as Alcman somewhere called girls dancing in a line, Suidas Glossary : nearer to the race (of the gods?). 3 and 12 Apollonius Pronouns 83. . 7. cakes flavoured with them, or “poppy-cakes both of linseed and of sesame”; this is a drinking-bout not a feast The metrical systems of lyric poetry consist of strophe, antistrophe and epode. His feeling for the telling noun and verb, the simple yet poignant epithet, and the dramatic turn of syntax is marked. 638e : Ap. . Alcman's choral poem found at Saqqara 1 in 1855 will be one of the poems considered. [on the voracity of Alcman] : And in his fifth Book he shows his gluttony thus: And seasons made he three, summer and winter and the third the autumn, and a fourth also, to with the spring, when things do flourish and grow but one cannot eat his fill. In another place Alcman becomes so God-inspired that you may say he is not only entheos in the ordinary sense of the word but speaks the God’s actual words like ea God from the machine, deus ex machina: Athenaeus Doctors at Dinner 10. He was general of the Spartans during the Second Messenian war, in the seventh century before Christ, and by his patriotic verses … . Some make Acmon father of Heaven For Zeus himself, the son of Cronus and husband of faircrowned Hera, has given this state to the descendants of Heracles. N.H. 11. 77. perhaps of a bird’s song, or of a rival poet’s chorus (the God speaking)? Cramer Inedita A.O. [36] Verily there is a vengeance from on high, and happy he that weaveth merrily one day’s weft without a tear. . . 25. 4. . 64. cf. Brackish neighbour: from Alcman the lyrist, meaning “it is a bad thing to have the sea for a neighbour.” . 630-600 BC - … 18 (aantha) Zon. But it is better to take it as toiling (moreô) over their barking, because of their keeping awake. kerkolura: Alcman used this form instead of krekolura . Alcman This is not Aphrodite, but the lewd Love-boy, playing like a child, running the flowers, across the do-not-touch-me meadow grass. 28 : Od. 10, 1449. . compare Alcman: from the nominative Kerkur, which however does not occur. His feeling for the telling noun and verb, the simple yet poignant epithet, and the dramatic turn of syntax is marked. 472, Gram. 50 : 1563. 2.1 . 343. Alcman says it was ten. [on Elis] : They say that Homer, by a poetic figure, puts the part side by side with the whole, as “throughout Greece and midmost Argos” . 44 : A.O. But if they begin with e the change from ê to long a does not take place, for instance elatos hippêlatos; compare Alcman: Thin is the threat and pitiless the necessity;99, for nêleês, “pitiless,” is derived from eleeinê, “pitiable.”. Ibid. 25. cf. 16, but metre and grammar alike point to some early corruption, perhaps of ourania lig’aiesomai 23 However his Sparta wasn't that Spartan. 131 (where, however, Alcaeus is quoted as mentioning the proverb) 12 . p. 19; Strab. Sch. Il. And Alcman says: Scholiast on the Iliad 12. 272 The Four Great Athenians79 : and Alcman. 2 : Bibl. The story is told by Alcman in his first Book. Additionally, Tyrtaeus (a native Spartan) composed political and military elegies that spurred the Spartans on against their war with the Messenians (to name just three). . Some writers give the name of beast to lions, leopards, wolves, and all similar animals, that of creeping-thing generically to the various kinds of snakes, that of monster to cetaceans such as whales; which is the distinction made by Alcman in the lines: Alseep lie mountain-top and mountain-gully, shoulder also and ravine; the creeping-things that come from the dark earth, the beasts whose lying is upon the hillside, the generation of the bees, the monsters in the depths of the purple brine, all lie asleep, and with them, the tribes of the winged birds. 9 Suda 1: ‛next to the Lesbian singer’ 35. haunts of Artemis, cf. but Alcman tausios; compare: Apollonius Pronouns 107. 1. … 25 : . See also A.P. A.O. 24. cf. It is mentioned by the lyric poet Alcman.102, Etymologicum Magnum 22. 1. mid-7th century BCE) was a Greek elegiac poet from Sparta. 55. 43 : . . 25 : Therapnai, Paus. 22, Bek. kerkolura Alcman and Hesiod make a Goddess of Medea. . 38. Here is the UNESCO World Heritage page on Delphi. 16 . He is known especially for political and military elegies, exhorting … Strabo 8. 522, 568, 946, Cram. Alcaeus Alcman Anacreon Archilochus Arion Ariphron Bacchylides Bakkhiadas Callinus Corinna Demodocus Diagoras Dionysius Chalkus Echembrotus Euangelos Euenos Eumelos of Corinth Eumelos of Elis Euripides Hermippus Hippias Hipponax Ibycus Ion of Chios Ion of Samos Khairis Krateuas Lamprus Lasus Licymnius … But I had no need, it seems, to invoke her aid, seeing that you yourselves, you maidens, have inspired me with so loud a voice. Bek. 91 : The vocative of oloos, “destructive,” is oleo or by syncope ole, or if alos be taken for the nominative then there is no syncope, as: Priscian Principles of Grammar 2. Ecphr. Alcman is peculiar in calling them Essedones; the second syllable is found with the e short in other writers. It occurs four times in Homer . Apollonius Pronouns 95. The pronoun se, “thee” . and as for her silvern face, how shall I put it you in express words? Lect. Sparta, like England, had great composers when she imported them. as Alcman : And the housewife gave up her place to him.46, Cramer Inedita (Oxford) A.O. 6 1 : An. Alcman poems, quotations and biography on Alcman poet page. They say that the word agerôchoi thus used means “the proud,” as Alcman intends it. Ibid. "Professor Lattimore, holding closely to the original metres, has produced renderings of great power and beauty. Orb. 33 Antigonus of Carystus Marvels 27 (23) : Plutarch On Music 5 : Herm. And what saith the praiser and counsellor of the maidens, the poet of Sparta? Phot. online. 18 himation ekdounai pleunai, “send his cloak to be cleaned” 287. . c. 625 B.C. Ar. Herodian On Peculiarities 44. 51, Steph. On this ground, if on no other, Tyrtaeus deserves the title of poet. Mimnermus The Suda (test. . 446, Eust. Poppy-cakes are mentioned by Alcman in his fifth Book thus: Seven couches and as many tables crowned with poppy-cakes and linseed and sesame,94 and set among the flagons cups of damaskt gold; It is a sweetmeat made with honey and linseed.95. 299, Cram. 17. the ritual was apparently apotropaic 675-650 BC - Alcman, Tyrtaeus, Callinus, and Semonides all flourished Maidens with voices like honey for sweetness that breathe desireSee I faint for no seabird I as I would be nor tireOver the foamflowers flying with . Pron. 10 Ibid. The form zatrapha105 “well-fed” in Alcman is to be classed as a metaplasm of zatrophon. Tzetzes on the Iliad 65 Herm. Not so; vanquished were they all by the eldest of Gods, to wit by Destiny (Aisa) and Device (Poros), and their strength had not so much as a shoe to her foot. . Therapnai Ibid. Ancient Greek Poets by Region: Ancient Arcadian Poets, Ancient Boeotian Poets, Ancient Cretan Poets, Ancient Lesbian Poets: Amazon.es: Books LLC: Libros en idiomas extranjeros Towards 670, supposedly at the behest of the Delphic oracle, Terpander was brought in from Lesbos to prepare a contest in choral singing at the festival of the Carneia. Od. enmity in the poetry of Tyrtaeus, Alcman, or Terpander, but Tyrtaeus was ap-parently preoccupied with the Messenian War and internal political reform at Sparta, and none of the surviving fragments of Alcman or Terpander seem to be especially concerned with political or historical events.4 thrown down and not played with. (On Inflexions). nor yet Alcman for mentioning the Steganopods or Shelter-feed.80, Diodorus of Sicily Historical Library 4. N. 3. 366 pages : 24 cm Includes bibliographical references (pages 354-361) and index The chronicle of Eusebius and Greek chronographic tradition. Suidas Lexicon : Next to the poet of Lesbos: Said proverbially of persons who come off second best. and Suid. 82. cf. Graikos, “Graecus”: Hellen – accented oxytone – the son of Thessalus, whence the Hellenes came to be called Greeks. Apoll. : 92. cf. 7. 318, Sch. And he says too that he fell wildly in love with Megalostrata, who was both a poetess and had the power of attracting lovers by her conversation. 3. All of these primary sources contain invaluable information. Greek Lyric Poetry. . The Cretan and the sea: Proverbial of those who know but pretend they do not; it means “the islander does not know the sea” . And the temple pure of towered Therapnae;29. here he has a spondee in the fourth book. It occurs in Alcman, who in writing a poem of fourteen stanzas made the first seven alike of one metre, and the rest alike of another; in these the diplè is placed where the second part begins, to indicate that the poem is written in two different metres. and Alcman says: Scholiast on Pindar O. . Alcman's other poems embrace hymns to the gods, Paeans, Prosodia, songs adapted for different religious festivals, and short ethical or philosophical pieces. Others say that he played the flute himself, for instance the great lyric poet Alcman. . . Greek tradition after the 6th century claimed that Tyrtaeus was a schoolmaster from For Fortune is not intractable as Pindar says . 83. . 10. 11 : A.O. Plut Fac. 646a : 25 : 171 : (Rostock cod. . Old Etymologicum Magnum : [from the night-wrapt Rhipae] : . 8. the invocation was probably part of the ritual and took place in dumb-show as these words were sung Gr. ., but rather. Aelian Historical Miscellanies 12. 6 : Information and translations of Tyrtaeus in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web. 49. the poet’s choir to the poet 3 5. The cock halcyons are called ceryls, and when they grow old and weak and unable to fly, their mates carry them upon their wings; and with this is connected the passage in Alcman where he says that age has made him weak and unable to whirl round with the choirs and with the dancing of the maidens: O maidens of honey voice so loud and clear, my limbs can carry me no more. Stephanus of Byzantium Lexicon : 30. the calm sea, 31. to a written speech of his own Though she did not anoint them herself but charged Odysseus to anoint them. [on the dactylic] : Alcman who has whole stanzas of this metre: Come, Muse Calliopè, daughter of Zeus, begin thy lovely lines, and make a hymn to our liking and a dance that shall please.53. . 4. 84. cf. . 133 ^ Christopher Faraone, " Stanzaic structure and responsion in the elegiac poetry of Tyrtaeus " , Mnemozino vol. 15. Rh. 428 Keil : 12. against the competing choruses 636f : Cram. 390a : I. Od. these and poppy 54. i.e. Glossed Kaludônios), 21. includes adjectives Definition of Tyrtaeus in the Definitions.net dictionary. 76 : a Grammarian quoted Philologus 10. 60 : his own troubles, Scholiast on Aristides On behalf of the Four Great Athenians 3. Apollonius Syntax 212 : bale “would that”: . Scholiast on Apollonius of Rhodes Argonautica 1. 11. Cf. 508 On the Extemporised Addition31 : s. psileus, 51. the quotation is lost : cf. 395. An. . 17, Suid. [on Sparta] : Behind the colonnade which runs beside the Grove of Planes there are shrines of Alcimus and Enarsphorus and, close by, one of Dorceus, and adjoining this again one of Sebrus, all of whom are said to have been sons of Hippocoön. 107 Klotz : . 631-625), when Ardys father of Alyattes was king of Lydia. Scholiast on Pindar I. Similarly Sosibius in the 3rd Book of his Treatise on Alcman. Hephaestion 138 On Graphical Signs : kento for keleto, “he prayed,” in Alcman. Moreover Polemo (in his tract on the Word Kanathron in Xenophon) says that for deipnon “supper” the Spartans use aiklon . An. 566. 95. i.e. Athenaeus Doctors at Dinner 2. Pityussae: various islands, called Pityodes by Alcman.85, Etymologicum Magnum 663. and again in the same author [Hesiod] spheteron is used for sphôiteron; Alcman says: Scholiast on Euripides Trojan Women 210 : He flourished in the 37th Olympiad (B.C. Assus . 19. the yellow streams of Xanthus are her own hair which is called golden above (l. 53); the papyrus breaks off as we begin a final reference to Agido with an explanation of the jest ; Alcman follows H. in the processional dance For it was Achilles who sent Thetis up to Zeus and the prayer is transferred to him. ca. . Vind. Athenaeus Doctors at Dinner 9. Narrow is our way of life. Sch. Scholiast ad loc. . 109 On the right of this plot is a monument to Alcman “whose poems were not made the less sweet because he used the tongue of Sparta,” a dialect not too euphonious. . 21 23. Alcman of Sparta. 37. the poet is jestingly praising his choir at his own expense 68. i.e. psileus, “winger”: one who stands on the edge of a band of singers; whence Alcman’s, “she who loves to stand on the edge of the choir.” 50, Bekker Inedita 2. It may be therefore that the optative ein, “would be,” is an Aeolic word derived from the participle eis, “being,” the declension of which, Heracleides says, is observed by the poets, and he gives the following instance of it from Alcman: Remembrance belongs to them that were there. 233, Apoll. 112. . Are you familiar with Plutarch, Lucurgus, Aristotle, Politics, Xenephon, the Spartan poets Terpander and Alcman? Even the busy beeForgets her daily toil. 20. 32 : the illustrious Ajax bragged (talked great).63. and makars “blessed,” in this : And reclining yonder in manifold content among the Blest . 80. cf. 43. cf. . [on voracity] : And in his third Book the poet Alcman records that he was a glutton, thus: And then I’ll give you a fine great caldron wherein you may gather a plentiful dinner. 57. the bona fides of this author is open to doubt. Tyrtaeus (also Tyrtaios, Ancient Greek: Τυρταῖος) was a Greek poet who composed verses in Sparta around the time of the Second Messenian War, the date of which isn't clearly established—sometime in the latter part of the seventh century BC.He is known especially for political and military elegies, exhorting Spartans to support … 1182 : 510 Walz, Ars. . . Scholiast on the Iliad 3. Hephaestion 3 Handbook of Metre : The same Dorians say egônga and egônê “I”; compare from Alcman: Choeroboscus on Hephaestion 13 Handbook of Metre : . Introd. his sons by the blessed daughter of Glaucus. . [on the Phrygian “mode”] : This mode was first invented and practised by Phrygians, and that is why flute-players in Greece have Phrygian names like those of slaves, for instance Sambas, and Adon, and Telus, in Alcman. Aristides 2. Alcman uses the superlative hadumestaton, “pleasantest”, Eustathius on the Odyssey 1892. 30. Il. also Q 118. 273. Hesychius Glossary : [on the scyphus] : Asclepiades of Myrlea, in his treatise on the Cup of Nestor, says that the scyphus or “can,” and the cissybium or “mazer” were never used by town-dwellers and people of means, but only by swineherds and shepherds and country-folk . [on loaves] : The thridakiskai of Alcman arethe same as the Attic thridakinai or lettuces; the passage of Alcman runs thus: making a pile of lettuces and pan-baked loaves. [50] See you not first that the courser is of Enetic blood, and secondly that the tresses that bloom upon my cousin Hagesichora10 are like the purest gold? All of these primary sources contain invaluable information. . 4. 25, Qu. Text/Fragments of the Poems of Tyrtaeus Text/ Xenophon's The Polity of the Lacedaemonians. 20 : . These choruses are three in number, the youths in front, the old men on the right, and the men on the left; and they dance naked, singing songs by Thaletas and Alcman and the paeans of the Spartan Dionysodotus. E.g. 88. i.e. Suidas Lexicon : No longer, maiden voices sweet-calling, sounds of allurement, can my limbs bear me up; oh I wish, I wish I could be a seabird who with halcyons skims the surf-flowers of the sea water with … Dipt-in-the-Sea: [on poultry] : The Dorians, who say ornix for ornis, “bird,” use the genitive ornichos with a ch, though Alcman uses the s-form in the nominative . These garlands, he says, are worn in memory of the victory at Thyrea by the leaders of the choruses which dance on the festival of that victory, which coincides with the Gymnopaidiae or Feast of Naked Youths. . The optative, as it is in Alcman: Etymologicum Magnum 506. A.O. [on the paeonic] : Heliodorus says that the foot-by-foot caesure is regular in paeonics, as for instance: nor yet from Cnacalus nor yet from Nyrsylas35. Od. [on “pan-baked” loaves] : According to Apollodorus this is the name of a kind of cake in Alcman ; and similarly Sosibius in the third Book of his treatise On Alcman, declaring that they are shaped like a woman’s breast and are used at Sparta for women’s feasts, being carried round just before the attendants in the chorus sing the eulogy they have prepared in honour of the Maid. But the primitive ameôn, “us,” is distinguished from the possessive, amôn “our,” by diaeresis . This is the fifth in a five-volume edition of … gerron . Apollonius Pronouns 93. 38, Eust. Ibid. . . [windflower, anemone] : . 4. Adv. In Alcman the word peizô, “to press,” takes the form piazô; compare: And the Goddess took, and pressed in her hand the crown-lock of his head. 24 : He is known especially for political and military elegies, exhorting Spartans to support … 3 3.3 Tyrants and Sages. But unfired is it yet, though soon to be full of that good pottage the all-devouring Alcman loves piping hot when the days are past their shortest. 50. cf. 8, 81. see however 43 and 50; cf. The choral lyrics by Olympus and Alcman are worth a look too--Alcman is particularly good. The claim in Suda's … 8) And Alcman calls beloved maidens aitiai "darlings." 66 : 10. ca. Eusebius Chronicle 403 : 112. . 3 : Scholiast on Clement of Alexandria 4. 5, 1404, Choer. . 347d, Zon. Elegiac Poetry. megas, “great,” is for mêgas, “that which is not in the earth (mê gê) but extends above it”; Alcman uses the form me: Lo! . Issedones: a tribe of Scythia . Aigialos . But Alcman, too, says in his first Book: Ibid. 81f : This about the 7th century B.C. Arrhyba: the adjective is Arrubas, Arrhyban, for it is so in Alcman. They are renowned for their skilful and vivid depictions of war, peace, love, hatred, disgrace and honor. For Herodian says that Erusichaios is marked in our texts because it is accented proparaxytone though an ethnic adjective; and perhaps therefore it really contains chaios “a cowherd’s staff”and the future of eruô “to draw.” It will be ambiguous then, as is clear, in Alcman near the beginning of the second of his Maiden-Songs, where he says: No boor art thou nor a lubber, nor yet a tender of sties, nay nor Thessalian born, nor Erysichaean (or drag-staff), nor a keeper of sheep, but a man of highest Sardis. 498 : The spring near one of them is called Dorceian after Dorceus, and the plot near another, Sebrian after Sebrus. . 10. she takes her nickname from her position as Choir-leader, Agido being second in command; it was probably part of the ritual that the dancers should be cousins (cf. Falleth dumb upon the shore among the tangle;30. here, too, he has give the fourth foot a spondee, for the first syllable of phukessi is long. 648b : . However his Sparta wasn't that Spartan. [woe . 580 : Warner, et al., comp. The Spartans, who bent was for bodily exercises and feats of arms, had no skill in music. [on garlands] : “Thyreateic" :– This, according to Sosibius in his tract on Sacrifices, is the name of a kind of garland at Sparta, made of palm-leaves, and known nowadays as psilinos. Assignment: read the poems of Tyrtaeus, Terpander and Alcman. [even as once thou heardst my voice in prayer] : He reckons his mother’s prayer (Il. Harp. . 281. Alcman (7th century BC) was an Ancient Greek choral lyric poet from Sparta. 40 : set choruses to learn in the song-schools: cf. Aristides 2. 305. Athenaeus Doctors at Dinner 10. 1. . Annichorum : mentioned by Alcman; the inhabitants are Annichori or Annichores and are situate near Persia. 140c : 79. 92, Draco Strat. Cod. Aphrodite commands and love rains. 461. The diminutive or pet-name is a name expressive of smallness and suitable to girls. 564, Cram. Max. 20. cf. 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