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Theocritus

(315 BC - 260 BC / Greece)

Poems of Theocritus

1. A Countryman's Wooing 9/24/2012
2. A Statue of Figwood 9/24/2012
3. Epitaph of Cleita, Nurse of Medeius 9/24/2012
4. Epitaph of Cleonicus 9/24/2012
5. Epitaph of Eurymedon 9/24/2012
6. Epitaph of Eurymedon 9/24/2012
7. Epitaph of Eusthenes 9/24/2012
8. Epitaph of Hipponax 9/24/2012
9. For a Statue of Æscalupius 9/24/2012
10. For a Statue of Anacreon 9/24/2012
11. For a Statue of the Heavenly Aphrodite 9/24/2012
12. For a Statue of the Muses 9/24/2012
13. For a Tripod Erected by Damoteles to Bacchus 9/24/2012
14. Harvest-Home 9/24/2012
15. Heracles the Lion Slayer 9/24/2012
16. Hylas 9/24/2012
17. Idyll XII 1/1/2004
18. Idyll XXX 1/1/2004
19. Love Stealing Honey 9/24/2012
20. Loves 9/24/2012

The Bacchanals

Agave of the vermeil-tinted cheek
And Ino and Autonoae marshalled erst
Three bands of revellers under one hill-peak.
They plucked the wild-oak's matted foliage first,
Lush ivy then, and creeping asphodel;
And reared therewith twelve shrines amid the untrodden fell:

To Semele three, to Dionysus nine.
Next, from a vase drew offerings subtly wrought,

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