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Cleomenes

Testimonia Vitae Atque Artis

1 Chionides, Πτωχοί fr. 4 K.-A. (Athen. 14. 638d)

ταῦτ᾿ οὐ μὰ Δία Γνήσιππος οὐδ᾿ ὁ Κλεομένης ἐν ἐννέ᾿ ἂν χορδαῖς κατεγλυκάνατο.

2 Epicrates, Antilais fr. 4 K.-A. (Athen. 13. 605e)

τἀρωτίκ᾿ ἐκμεμάθηκα ταῦτα παντελῶς Σαπφοῦς, Μελήτου, Κλεομένους, Λαμυνθίου.

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Cleomenes

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1 Chionides, Beggars

By god, neither Gnesippus1 nor Cleomenes could have made this seem sweet on his nine-stringed lyre.

2 Epicrates, Anti-lais

I have thoroughly learned all these love-songs by Sappho, Meletus, Cleomenes and Lamynthius.

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.cleomenes-testimonia.1993