Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Pindarus (Pindar)
(704 words)

b. 522 or 518 BC in Cynoscephalae near Thebes;

d. after 446 BC;

important Greek lyric poet.

Works

His works were collected in the library of Alexandria, and divided into in 17 books, ordered according to nine poetic genres: paeans (songs in honour of the Apollo; 1 book); encomia (songs of praise; 1 book); threnoi…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Pindarus (Pindar)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 21 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0174>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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