Callimachus

Hymns and Epigrams of Callimachus

circa 270 BCE - 250 BCE

Why is it canonical?

Callimachus's work is typical of Hellenistic Greek literature and poetry. He eschewed the long epics seeking to copy Homer in favor of short, concise works.

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Callimachus

Fragment of one of Caliimachus' works

Resources

Callimachus' Epigrams in English, with access to the Greek original.