Alcman



noun
7th century bc, Greek lyric poet
Historical Examples

There is not one Greek lyric devoted to what we should designate love, with perhaps something like an exception in alcman.
The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume III Various

alcman won his laurels at Sparta by the composition of this kind of hymn.
Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2) John Addington Symonds

Compare with this the language of alcman, as the poet has represented him in the following lines.
Plutarch’s Morals Plutarch

alcman was a native of Sardis, and a slave of Agesilaus the Spartan.
Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2) John Addington Symonds

But alcman asserts that it is the same as the apple, when he says, “less than a .”
The Deipnosophists, or Banquet of the Learned of Athenus Athenus

Another type of professional poet may be seen in such persons as alcman.
The Heroic Age H. Munro Chadwick

alcman, the great lyric poet of Sparta (Lydian by birth), brought the so-called Lydian measure to its highest perfection.
Woman’s Work in Music Arthur Elson

alcman delights in speaking of his porridge, and Alcæus of the various implements of war which adorned his hall.
The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume III Various

But the cakes called thridacisc by alcman, are the same as the Attic thridacin.
The Deipnosophists, or Banquet of the Learned of Athenus Athenus

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