Origin : Ancient Greek (Latinized),

Pronunciation : al-SEE-əs (English)  ,

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Alcaeus Expression, Alcaeus Soul Urge, Alcaeus Inner Dream


Additional information Alcaeus:

additionalLatinized form of the Greek name Αλκαιος (Alkaios), derived from αλκη (alke) "strength". This was the name of a 7th-century BC lyric poet from the island of Lesbos.


Songs about Alcaeus:

songsLyric, Elegiac and Iambic Poetry: Alcman; Mimnermus; Alcaeus; Sappho; Pindar; Plato; Meleager; Cleanthes by John F.C. Richards from the Album Ancient Greek Poetry - Tragedy, Comedy, Lyric, Elegiac and Iambic Poetry: Read in Greek by John F.C. Richards

songs4 Songs on Poems by Sappho, LRC 22: No. 2. Candor (to Alcaeus) by Angelica Cathariou from the Album Music of Dinos Constantinides on Hellenic Themes


Books about Alcaeus:

booksGreek Lyric: Sappho and Alcaeus (Loeb Classical Library No. 142) (Volume I) by Sappho, Alcaeus and David A. Campbell (Jan 31, 1982)

booksFragments of Old Comedy, Volume I: Alcaeus to Diocles (Loeb Classical Library) by Ian C. Storey (Jul 30, 2011)

booksAlcaeus Poems & Fragments by Alcaeus and R J Dent (Mar 6, 2012)

booksGreek Lyric Poetry: A Commentary on Selected Larger Pieces (Alcman, Stesichorus, Sappho, Alcaeus, Ibycus, Anacreon... by G. O. Hutchinson (Oct 9, 2003)

booksSappho and Alcaeus: An Introduction to the Study of Ancient Lesbian Poetry by Denys Page (Oct 25, 1979)

booksMasterpieces Of Greek Literature: Translations From Homer, Tyrtaeus, Archilochus, Alcaeus, Sappho: Anacreon, And... by John Henry Wright (Sep 10, 2010)

booksAlcaeus by hubert martin (1972)


Wiki information Alcaeus:

Alcaeus of Mytilene
Author, Person, Deceased Person

Alcaeus of Mytilene, Greek lyric poet from Lesbos Island who is credited with inventing the Alcaic verse. He was included in the canonical list of nine lyric poets by the scholars of Hellenistic Alexandria. He was an older contemporary and an alleged...

Man, Person

Alcaeus, the son of Miccus, was an Athenian comic poet whose comedies marked the transition between Old Comedy and Middle Comedy. In 388 BC, his play Pasiphae was awarded the fifth place prize. Titles and fragments of seven other plays still exist,...