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date: 26 November 2022

Anytelocked

Anytelocked

  • Gilbert Highet
  •  and Antony Spawforth

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Anyte of *Tegea(fl. early 3rd cent. bc), an Arcadian poetess, much admired in her time and thereafter. About eighteen of her Doric epigrams, mostly funerary, are in the Greek Anthology, and one is cited by Pollux 5. 48. Her lyrics are lost, but she translated some of *Sappho's spirit into her sensitive elegiac quatrains.

Subjects

  • Gender Studies
  • Greek Literature

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