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Pindar

[pin-der]
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noun
  1. 522?–443? b.c., Greek poet.
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Historical Examples

  • But he would like to know first of all what he and Pindar mean by natural justice.

    Gorgias

    Plato

  • But there were also several other principles, and among them Pindar's 'law of violence.'

    Laws

    Plato

  • Pindar calls the beginnings of quarrel, "petals of quarrel."

  • I hold with Pindar, “All that is most excellent is so by nature.”

    Crotchet Castle

    Thomas Love Peacock

  • The Odes of Pindar were the acknowledged models of lyric poetry.


British Dictionary definitions for pindar

Pindar

noun
  1. ?518–?438 bc, Greek lyric poet, noted for his Epinikia, odes commemorating victories in the Greek games
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