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1) Alcman. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Alcman, (alk´mn) (KEY) , fl. 620 B.C., Greek lyric poet of Sparta. He was the earliest writer of Dorian choral poetry whose work has survived. Short choral fragments...

2) Lydian Poet (The). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Alcman of Lydia. (Flourished B.C. 670.) 1...

3) Greek literature, ancient. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...of Alcaeus, Sappho and Anacreon. The Dorian lyric for choral performance, developed with Alcman, Ibycus, and Stesichorus, achieved perfection in Pindar, Simonides...

4) Sparta. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...B.C. Sparta enjoyed a period of wealth and culture, the time of the poets Tyrtaeus and Alcman. After 600 B.C., however, Sparta cultivated only the military arts,...

5) 3. The Archaic Period, 800-510 B.C.E. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...and the Dorians Stesichorus (630-555) and Arion (c. 600). Lyric poetry was exemplified by Alcman (c. 654-611), Anacreon (born c. 570), Simonides (c. 556-468), Pindar...

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