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Archilochus(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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