7th century bc, Greek lyric poet
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How to use Alcman in a sentence
But Alcman asserts that it is the same as the apple, when he says, "less than a ."
Alcman, the great lyric poet of Sparta (Lydian by birth), brought the so-called Lydian measure to its highest perfection.Woman's Work in Music | Arthur Elson
Compare with this the language of Alcman, as the poet has represented him in the following lines.Plutarch's Morals | Plutarch
Alcman won his laurels at Sparta by the composition of this kind of hymn.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2) | John Addington Symonds
Alcman was a native of Sardis, and a slave of Agesilaus the Spartan.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2) | John Addington Symonds