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Simonidesof Ceos

Simonides of Ceos, a Greek philosopher and poet, who flourished about the close of the 6th and beginning of the 5th century B.C. He excelled in elegiac verse, and is said to have competed successfully against AEschylus. SIMONIDES OF AMORGOS, a satirical poet, lived a century earlier.