- 556?–468? b.c., Greek poet.
Also called Simonides of Ceos [see-os] /ˈsi ɒs/.
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Quite correct, Socrates, if Simonides is to be believed, said Polemarchus interposing.
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.
- ?556–?468 bc, Greek lyric poet and epigrammatist, noted for his odes to victory
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