Bacchylides



flourished 5th century b.c, Greek poet.
Historical Examples

However, if any one thinks differently, as Bacchylides says, “The way is broad.”
Plutarch’s Lives, Volume I (of 4) Plutarch

The same characteristic is found in the epinikia of Bacchylides.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 Various

The moralizing of Bacchylides is rather an utterance of quiet meditation, sometimes recalling the strain of Ionian gnomic elegy.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 Various

Simonides and Bacchylides record their triumphs upon votive tablets.
Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2) John Addington Symonds

The first and most general quality of style in Bacchylides is his perfect simplicity and clearness.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 Various

Excellence of workmanship is particularly noticeable in what remains of Ibycus, Simonides, Bacchylides.
Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2) John Addington Symonds

For example, they are found fairly plentifully in the papyrus of Bacchylides of the 1st century B.C.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 5 Various

A pellucid style must always have been a source of wide, though modest, popularity for Bacchylides.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 Various

Yet Bacchylides and Ion are “faultless, with a style of perfect elegance and finish.”
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 Various

The method of Bacchylides is usually quieter; he paints cabinet pictures.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 Various

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