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Meleager Of Gadara

Meleager of Gadara was a poet and collector of epigrams. He wrote some satirical prose, now ... Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology 3.

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Philodemus of Gadara (first century BC), the Epicurean friend of Piso whose literary criticism inspired Horace's Art of Poetry, was a witty poet of love epigrams, many of which survive.
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Gadara is now an archaeological site in northwest Jordan, but the story is that it is where Meleager called his own anthology of short verse a "garland." A garland, it's a nice way to think about Greek Rhapsody.
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He searches for traces of the Byzantine empress Eudocia and the Greek poet Meleager in the hotsprings of the Galilee. Traipsing around the desert in Jordan, he studies ancient rock inscriptions and reads them for meanings that can bridge the centuries.
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Meleager of Gadara - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Meleager of Gadara was a poet and collector of epigrams. He wrote some satirical prose, now lost, and he wrote some sensual poetry, of which 134 epigrams ...
Meleager - Poetry Foundation
The poet Meleager was born in Gadara, raised and educated in Tyre, and lived as an adult on the island of Cos. His epigrammatic poems have been associated  ...
McEvilley translations from the Greek Anthology
Meleager of Gadara° - Jewish Virtual Library
Meleager | Greek poet |
Meleager, (flourished 1st century bc, b. Gadara [now Umm Qays, Jordan]) Greek poet who compiled the first large anthology of epigrams. This was the first of the ...

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