Definition of Alcaeus in English:

Alcaeus

Pronunciation /alˈsēəs/ /ælˈsiəs/ /alˈkīəs/ /ælˈkaɪəs/

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proper noun

  • (c.620–c.580 BC), Greek lyric poet. He invented a new form of lyric meter called the alcaic. His works were a model for the Roman poet Horace and the verse of the Renaissance.