Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Corinna, a Greek poetess of Boeotia, contemporary with Pindar, whose friend and rival she is said to have been. She advised him to treat the Greek myths, and is said to have rebuked him for making too large a use of them. She was patriotic and used the Boeotian dialect, and reproached Pindar for departing from it.