Alcaeus (Lyric Poet), Fragments

LCL 142: 394-395

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Alcaeus

362 Athenaeus, Scholars at Dinner

They called the garlands which they fastened round their necks ὑποθυμίδες; cf. Alcaeus:

Come, let someone put woven garlands of anise about our necks 1

Athenaeus, Scholars at Dinner

And the brave and even warlike Alcaeus said, and let him pour sweet perfume over our chests 1

363 Apollonius Dyscolus, Pronouns

But against this 1 was

and he sends his thoughts soaring high 2

364 Stobaeus, Extracts (on the censure of poverty)

From the poet Alcaeus:

Poverty is a grievous thing, an ungovernable evil, who with her sister Helplessness lays low a great people.

365 Scholiast on Pindar

Alcaeus and Alcman say that a stone hangs over Tantalus; cf. Alcaeus:

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.alcaeus-fragments.1982