Who is Theocritus

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Theocritus Poems

  • The Love Of Thyonichus
    AESCHINES.
    Hail, sir Thyonichus.

    THYONICHUS....
  • The Two Workmen
    MILO. BATTUS.
    MILO.
    Well, my poor ploughman, and what ails thee now?
    Thy furrow lies not even as of yore:...
  • Idyll Xii
    Art come, dear youth? two days and nights away!
    (Who burn with love, grow aged in a day.)
    As much as apples sweet the damson crude
    Excel; the blooming spring the winter rude; ...
  • The Giant's Wooing
    Methinks all nature hath no cure for Love,
    Plaster or unguent, Nicias, saving one;
    And this is light and pleasant to a man,
    Yet hard withal to compass-minstrelsy....
  • The Psalm Of Adonis - From Fifteenth Idyll
    O Queen that loves Golgi, and Idalium,
    And the steep of Eryx,
    O Aphrodite, that playes with gold,
    Lo, from the stream eternal of Acheron ...
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Song 6 I Love You 4 Love 4 Sweet 4 Gold 4 Good 4 Honey 3 Bring 3 Soft 3 Olive 3


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  • Bmcreview: hexametrical genres from homer to theocritus
  • Hunttheg0d: meet theocritus salutio. the roman nobleman who was the biological father to jesus in roman occupied jerusalem. he was there on vaca and met mary at the beach. true story. joseph simped when theo went back to rome
  • Vcelerina: theocritus (idyll 17) hails ptolemy philadelphus as a demigod, and speaks of his father as seated among the gods along with alexander.
  • Markwc: while there's life, there's hope. ~ theocritus
  • Vcelerina: theocritus (idyll 17) hails ptolemy philadelphus as a demigod, and speaks of his father as seated among the gods along with alexander.
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In the Morning of Time, when his fortunes began,
How bleak, how un-Greek, was the Nature of Man!
From his wigwam, if ever he ventured to roam,
There was nobody waiting to welcome him home;
For the Man had been made, but the woman had NOT,
And Earth was a highly detestable spot.
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