- flourished c600 b.c., Greek poet of Mytilene.
- Classical Mythology. a son of Androgeus and a grandson of Minos.
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Historical Examples of alcaeus
Horace had tuned his ear upon the lyres of Sappho and Alcaeus.Horace
And the noble son of Alcaeus led them, rejoicing in his host.Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica
Homer and Hesiod
The fragments have been edited (with those of Alcaeus) by J. Pellegrino .
Alcides, a common name for Hercules, who was descended from Alcaeus.The Aeneid of Virgil
According to an epigram quoted by Vossius from the Anthologia, Alcaeus, the comic writer, died under this very punishment.The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus
Caius Valerius Catullus
- 7th century bc, Greek lyric poet who wrote hymns, love songs, and political odes