Stesichoros (* around 630 v. Chr. to Himera in Sicilies; † go blind 556 v. died. Chr. in Catana) the most important representative was that ages dorischen lyric poetry and the “lyric Homer” was called.
To it the organization of the chorischen songs into Strophe, Gegenstrophe and Epode is due, also it applied to the founder höhern of the fresh style. Its of Spätern into 26 books divided fixed singing treated predominantly epische materials in magnificent representation; likewise the simple metric forms of the epischen stood near, as also the dialect the epische mixed with few Dorismen was. We possess fragments from him only (in cut vienna “Delectus poesis Graecorum”, Götting. 1839, and Bergks “Poetae lyrici graeci”, Bd. 3, 4. Aufl., Leipz. 1882).
In more recent time are several fragments from its work admit become, which arrange for the first time an impression its for art.
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|ALTERNATIVE NAME||lyric Homer|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||most important representatives that age dorischen lyric poetry|
|DATE OF BIRTH||around 630 v. Chr.|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Himera (Sicily)|
|DYING DATE||556 v. Chr.|