Definition of Alcaicus
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Orthography ID = 2002119
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LNS
Alcaicus, Alcaica, Alcaicum
Alcaeus
Ἀλκαϊκός
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. of or pertaining to Alcaeus
Abbreviations
Alcaeus, i, m., = Ἀλκαῖος, a renowned lyric poet of Mitylene, contemporary with Sappho, 610 B.C., inventor of the metre which bears his name, and which was imitated by the Latin poets, esp. by Horace; v. Hor. C. 2, 13, 27; 4, 9, 7; id. Ep. 1, 19, 29; 2, 2, 99; Ov. H. 15, 29 sq.; Quint. 10, 1, 63.

Hence, Alcaicus, a, um, adj., = Ἀλκαϊκός, of or pertaining to Alcaeus: versus, the Alcaic verse; cf. Diom. 510 P.; Grotef. Gr. II. 107; Zumpt, Gr. § 866.
 
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