KOLOFONSKY athymia (Antimachos)( Greek poet and scholar)
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Antim Kolofonsky, Antimachos, V / IV century. BC. e., Greek poet and scholar. As a scholar-poet, was the forerunner of the Alexandrian poetry, worked on the publication of Homer. His epic Fivaida (Thebais; fr.) Hike on the Seven Against Thebes was highly appreciated by Plato for its educational value. Another innovative product A. was elegiac poem Lyde (fr.), by patterns catalog poetry of Hesiod and his imitators, and also reminiscent of Mimnermus; A. , Consoling himself after the death of his beloved Lida, tells the tragic love affairs ended mythological. The product contained ITE - retreat, telling about the causes, that is the basis of worship, public institutions, cities, etc.. In countless passages we find a number of rare words, neologisms, language A scientist. quite difficult. From a creativity. remained too small to be able to properly assess. Descendants of it had the opposite opinion (of the Alexandrian poets Callimachus rebuked him, praised him as Asclepiades and Poseydipp), but do these differences can be regarded as evidence of the pivotal nature of the works of A.