meaning of archilochus

archilochus meaning in General Dictionary

a genus of Trochilidae

Sentence Examples with the word archilochus

In his fondness for mythological subjects (Hercules, Theseus) and his introduction on the stage (by a bold anachronism) of the poets Archilochus and Hipponax as rivals of Sappho, he approximates to the spirit of the latter.

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