Sentence Examples

  • On the northern coast of the island the people of Himera elected him general with absolute power, in spite of the warnings of the poet Stesichorus (Aristotle, Rhetoric, ii.
  • The poet Stesichorus of Himera died here.
  • Acastus, son of Pelias, drove out Jason and Medea and celebrated funeral games in honour of his father, which were celebrated by the poet Stesichorus and represented on the chest of Cypselus.
  • STESICHORUS (c. 640-555 B.C.), Greek lyric poet, a native of Himera in Sicily, or of Mataurus a Locrian colony in the south of Italy.
  • According to Suidas, his name was originally Tisias, but was changed to Stesichorus ("organizer of choruses").

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