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(ärkĭl`əkəs), fl. c.700 or c.650 B.C., Greek poet, b. Paros. As an innovator in the use and construction of the personal lyric, his language was intense and often violent. Many fragments of his verse survive.


See H. D. Rankin, Archilochus of Paros (1978).

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Galli Calderini 1987:110, who mentions Archilochus, AP 6.
Kontoleon 1952) relates the Muses' epiphany to and poetic initiation of Archilochus (lines 27-41).