Category:Ancient Greek elegiac poets

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The elegy originated in Ionia and always continued to be written in Ionic Greek.[1] In Hellenistic period, the Ionic elegy was revived in the hands of Callimachus, Philetas, Eratosthenes, Parthenius, and others.[2]


  1. ^ A History of Greek Literature: From the Earliest Period to the Death of Demosthenes by Frank Byron Jevons (1894), p. 112.
  2. ^ A History of Classical Greek Literature: Volume 2. The Prose Writers by John Pentland Mahaffy (2001), p. 194, ISBN 1402170416.

Pages in category "Ancient Greek elegiac poets"

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