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  • proper n. An Ancient Greek name, particularly borne by a 5th century Ancient Greek lyric poet.


From Ancient Greek Βακχυλίδης (Bakkhulidēs). (Wiktionary)


  • (Cp. Bacchylides, “Ode” v. 136 ff.) 164 The fragment probably belongs to the “Catalogues” proper rather than to the

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Bacchylides, fragment 47, in Greek Lyric, ed. and tr.

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

  • The Amarna tablets, the papyrus of Ani, and the great Greek manuscript of the Odes of Bacchylides are among the valuables smuggled out of Egypt by this so-called scholar.

    The Mummy Case

  • His father Bacchylides, who had been a great athlete in his day, fretted about it more than he did.

    The Praise Singer

  • Midylos was one of those men who like a daughter, and was only sorry for old Bacchylides, grumbling that he would die before he saw a grandson.

    The Praise Singer

  • Bacchylides paced behind me, carrying the kithara.

    The Praise Singer

  • Bacchylides had been in time to secure his chosen place.

    The Praise Singer

  • I found a big baby with red hair and a carrying yell; built on Bacchylides 'pattern, I daresay.

    The Praise Singer

  • By this time my stare had become a glare; or so Bacchylides told me later.

    The Praise Singer

  • She had borne her second son four or five years before, delighting the heart of the old grandfather Bacchylides, after whom of course he had been named.

    The Praise Singer


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