Archilochus - Quotes

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Let who will boast their courage in the field, I find but little safety from my shield, Nature's, not honour's law we must obey: This made me cast my useless shield away. ---->>>

Old women should not seek to be perfumed. ---->>>

And by a prudent flight and cunning save A life which valour could not, from the grave. A better buckler I can soon regain, But who can get another life again? ---->>>


Nationality: Greek
Born: 680 BC
Die: 645 BC
Occupation: Poet

For the hummingbird genus, see Archilochus. Archilochus (; Greek: Ἀρχίλοχος Arkhilokhos; c. 680 – c. 645 BC) was a Greek lyric poet from the island of Paros in the Archaic period. He is celebrated for his versatile and innovative use of poetic meters, and is the earliest known Greek author to compose almost entirely on the theme of his own emotions and experiences (wikipedia)