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Who was Archilochus? A Greek poet

By |2018-04-23T08:29:52+00:00July 9th, 2017|Greeks, Literature, War|

Archilochus: a bronze statuette of a Spartan man in armor, from about 500 BC Archilochus was a poet who wrote in the 600s BC. He was from Ionia, the Greek colonies along the coast of modern Turkey. Unlike the earlier poets Homer and Hesiod, who wrote long, serious poems, Archilochus is often very [...]