Theocritus

(315 BC - 260 BC / Greece)

Theocritus Poems

1. The Psalm Of Adonis - from Fifteenth Idyll 1/1/2004
2. Idyll XXX 1/1/2004
3. Idyll XII 1/1/2004
4. The Sorceress 9/24/2012
5. Epitaph of Hipponax 9/24/2012
6. Love Stealing Honey 9/24/2012
7. Loves 9/24/2012
8. Epitaph of Eusthenes 9/24/2012
9. A Countryman's Wooing 9/24/2012
10. Harvest-Home 9/24/2012
11. Heracles the Lion Slayer 9/24/2012
12. The Death of Adonis 9/24/2012
13. The Serenade 9/24/2012
14. Sing Something Sweet 9/24/2012
15. The Herdsmen 9/24/2012
16. Hylas 9/24/2012
17. The Love of Thyonichus 9/24/2012
18. For a Statue of the Heavenly Aphrodite 9/24/2012
19. The Battle of the Bards 9/24/2012
20. The Death of Daphnis 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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