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[ib-i-kuh s] /ˈɪb ɪ kəs/
flourished c540 b.c, Greek poet. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Ibycus also says that the Asopus, a river of Sicyon,2299 flows from Phrygia.

  • Ibycus was a native of Rhegium, a colony of mixed Ionians and Dorians.

  • Ibycus was a poet-errant, carrying his songs from state to state.

  • Ibycus of Rhegium was a lyric poet, who enjoyed some reputation in his day.

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  • And Archilochus also mentions the cherambe: and Ibycus mentions the periwinkle.

  • Ibycus, the sacred poet, with his staff and his lyre, went on into the wood.


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  • In a dark place they lay in wait, and from thence they sprang upon Ibycus.


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  • Then Ibycus the poet raised his arms to his brothers the birds.


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  • Ibycus the poet closed his eyes, pressed his lips to Mother Earth, and died.


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  • So the travelers took the body of Ibycus and bore it with them to Corinth.


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