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Pindar
Pindar, Roman copy of Greek 5th century BC bust (Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples)
Born c. 518
Cynoscephalae, Boiotia
Died c. 438 (aged approx 80)
Argos
Occupation Lyric poet
Genres Poetry

Pindar was an ancient Greek poet of Thebes. He was born in Boeotia, around 522 BC. He died in Argos, at age 80 in 443 BC. He is known for his odes in praise of athletes and their accomplishments.


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