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Begin Sicilian muse the mournful lay

DMI number:
27664
Poem Aliases
Moschus. Idyllium 3.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Begin Sicilian muse the mournful lay
Last Line:
Beat their fair breasts and weep around his tomb
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Death and Grief / sadness / melancholy
Related People
Author:
Francis Fawkes
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Idyllium 3. Chalmers (1810) XX: 393-395.
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Last Line:
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Extract Of/Extracted In
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The Works of Anacreon, Sappho, Bion, Moschus and Museaeus [N25547]
Page No(s):
p.205
Poem Title:
The Idylliums of Bion. Translated from the Greek...Moschus on the Death of Bion.
Attribution:
Francis Fawkes (title-page).
Attributed To:
Francis Fawkes
Title:
The Works of Anacreon, Sappho, Bion, Moschus and Museaeus [T85626]
Page No(s):
p.205
Poem Title:
The Idylliums of Bion. Translated from the Greek...Moschus on the Death of Bion.
Attribution:
By a Gentleman of Cambridge.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The works of Anacreon, Sappho, Bion, Moschus and Museaeus [T85627] [2nd ed]
Page No(s):
p.205
Poem Title:
The Idylliums of Bion. Translated from the Greek...Moschus on the Death of Bion.
Attribution:
Francis Fawkes (title-page).
Attributed To:
Francis Fawkes