Arion fl. 628-625 B.C

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Arion fl. 628-625 B.C
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Arion, Lyr.
Arion, Methymnaeus
Arion, Lyriker
Arion, von Methymna
Arion, von Lesbos
Ario, Lyricus
Arione, di Metimna
Arione, Poeta
Arión , de Lesbos
Field of activity:
lyric poet
dithyrambic poet
TLG Canon of Greek Authors and Works, Third Edition, p. 56
Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Vol 1, 1867, p. 287: "An ancient Greek bard and great master on the cithara, was a native of Methymna in Lesbos, and, according to some ac­counts, a son of Cyclon or of Poseidon and the nymph Oncaea. He is called the inventor of the dithyrambic poetry, and of the name dithyramb....."
Brill, Bril''s New Pauly Online, "Lyric poet from Methymna on Lesbos. According to statements in the Suda, his akme was in Olympiad 38 (628-624 BC), and it is said there that he had been a pupil of Alcman... from Robbins, Emmet (Toronto). "Arion." Brill's New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and Helmuth Schneider . Brill, 2007. Brill Online. Tufts University Library
Anderson, J. L. Arion and the dolphins, 1978 (subj.) t.p. (Arion) CIP galley (lived in Corinth)
Oxford class. dict., 1970 (Arion
fl. 628-625 B.C.)
Web. biog. dict., 1943 (Arion
poet, 7th cent. B.C.
resident at court of Periander, Corinth)
Dict. of univ. biog., 1951 (Arion
Greek lyric poet
fl. B.C. 626)
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