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date: 04 October 2022

Moerolocked

, of Byzantium

Moerolocked

, of Byzantium
  • Richard Hunter

Extract

Female poet of late 4th–early 3rd cent. bce. Only scanty remains survive: ten verses from the hexameter Mnemosyne, two epigrams, a summary of a story of cruelty and mad passion from her Ἀραί (‘Curses’), and the mention of a Hymn to Poseidon. Her son, Homeros, was one of the tragic *Pleiad in *Alexandria (1).

Subjects

  • Gender Studies
  • Greek Literature

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