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date: 08 December 2022

Nossislocked

, fl. c. 300 bce

Nossislocked

, fl. c. 300 bce
  • Alan Douglas Edward Cameron

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Nossis (fl. c. 300 bce), Greek poetess from Epizephyrian Locri (see locri epizephyrii), author of a dozen epigrams from *Meleager(2)'s Garland in the Greek *anthology, mostly inscriptions for votive offerings and works of art. She compares herself to Sappho (Anth. Pal. 7. 718), and 5. 170 implies that she also wrote love poetry.

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  • Gender Studies
  • Greek Literature

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