- n. An Ancient Greek name, particularly borne by a Greek elegiac poet from Colophon, who flourished about 630-600 BC.
- From Ancient Greek Μίμνερμος (Mimnermos). (Wiktionary)
“ Emoriar cum ista non amplius mihi cura fuerit, let me live no longer than I may love, saith a mad merry fellow in Mimnermus.”
“Elegiac poetry had been cultivated by several Greek writers, particularly Callimachus, Mimnermus, and Philetas; but, so far as we can find, had, until the present age, been unknown to the Romans in their own tongue.”
“Si plus adposcere visus, fit Mimnermus et optivo cognomine crescit. ”
“It was the birthplace of the philosopher Xenophanes and the poet Mimnermus.”
“Another very characteristic lament for the passing of youth is left us by the early elegiac poet Mimnermus.”
“Mimnermus, the first of which we have certain knowledge: and in”
“Theognis, a hundred years later than Mimnermus, elegiac verse becomes”
“Yet it has seemed worth while to illustrate this rule by its exceptions; and there will be found in this collection fragments of Mimnermus and Theognis  which in everything but the actual circumstance of their origin satisfy any requirement which can be made.”
“The two fragments of Theognis and one of Mimnermus included here  illustrate this.”
“Here, for example, is a poem by Mimnermus characteristic of this mood of the”
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