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date: 08 February 2023

Praxillalocked

Praxillalocked

  • C. Carey

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Praxilla, lyric poet (fl. 451 bce, according to *Eusebius), native of *Sicyon, composer of *hymns (747), *dithyrambs (748), and drinking-songs or *scolia (749), possibly wedding-songs (754). Her mythic narratives contained distinctive innovations (751–3). A line in her hymn to *Adonis was proverbial for its silliness (Zenob.

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  • Greek Literature

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