An Ancient Greek name, particularly borne by a 5th century Ancient Greek lyric poet.
Origin of bacchylides
From Ancient Greek Βακχυλίδης (Bakkhulidēs).
Bacchylides Sentence Examples
The most famous paeans are those of Bacchylides and Pindar.
Iulis was the birthplace of the lyric poets Simonides and Bacchylides, the philosophers Prodicus and Ariston, and the physician Erasistratus; the excellence of its laws was so generally recognized that the title of Cean Laws passed into a proverb.