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Simonides

[sahy-mon-i-deez]
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noun
  1. 556?–468? b.c., Greek poet.
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Also called Simonides of Ceos [see-os] /ˈsi ɒs/.
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Historical Examples

  • Quite correct, Socrates, if Simonides is to be believed, said Polemarchus interposing.

    The Republic

    Plato

  • When Simonides said that the repayment of a debt was justice, he did not mean to include that case?

  • Then now, I said, I will endeavour to explain to you my opinion about this poem of Simonides.

  • Prodicus, I said, Simonides is a countryman of yours, and you ought to come to his aid.

  • Let us ask Prodicus, for he ought to be able to answer questions about the dialect of Simonides.


British Dictionary definitions for simonides

Simonides

noun
  1. ?556–?468 bc, Greek lyric poet and epigrammatist, noted for his odes to victory
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