[[t]əˈnæk ri ən[/t]] n.
big c570–c480 b.c., Greek writer, esp. of love poems and drinking songs

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  • Anacreon — Anacréon Buste romain d Anacréon au musée du Louvre Anacréon (en grec ancien Ἀνακρέων / Anakréôn), né vers 550 av. J. C. à Téos, en Ionie, mort vers 464 av. J. C., est l un des pl …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Anacréon — is the title given to two separate operas by Jean Philippe Rameau. Both are in the form of a one act acte de ballet and both feature the Ancient Greek poet Anacreon, but otherwise they are totally different. The first Anacréon was premiered at… …   Wikipedia

  • Anacréon — (v. 570 av. J. C.) poète lyrique grec. Il célébra les plaisirs de la vie dans des odes bachiques, dont il reste des fragments …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ANACREON — Poeta Lyricus, ex Teio, Ioniae civitate, circa 61. et 62. Olymp. Euseb. Suid. ut scriptis, ita et totô vitae genete, supra modum lascivus. Amavit inter ceteros puerum, nomine Bathyllum, insigni pulchritudine spectabilem. Horatius Epod. Od. 14. v …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Anacreon — [ə nak′rē ən, ə nak′rē än΄] 6th cent. B.C.; Gr. lyric poet …   English World dictionary

  • Anacreon — /euh nak ree euhn/, n. c570 c480 B.C., Greek writer, esp. of love poems and drinking songs. * * * or Anakreon born с 582 BC, Teos, Ionia died с 485 Last great lyric poet of Asian Greece. Only fragments of his poetry have survived. Though he may… …   Universalium

  • Anacreon — biographical name circa 582 circa 485 B.C. Greek poet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Anacreon — noun An Ancient Greek name, particularly borne by a Greek lyric poet (570 BC – 488 BC), notable for his drinking songs and hymns …   Wiktionary

  • Anacreon —  (c. 563–c. 478 bc) Greek poet …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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