The Dorian tradition: Alcman, Stesichorus, Ibycus

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This article surveys the metres used by archaic Greek lyric poets in the Dorian tradition, focusing in particular on Alcman, Stesichorus, and Ibycus, and examining connections between their handling of metre as well as what made each of them distinct in this area.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of Greek and Latin Meter
EditorsA. Becker, J. Lidov
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2019


  • Metre
  • Greek
  • Alcman
  • Stesichorus
  • Ibycus
  • lyric
  • fragments

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