BION (Bion) from Smyrna( Greek bucolic)
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Bion, Bion, of Smyrna, II-I cc. BC, Greek bucolic. Retained by 17 fragments of his bucolic. Some are part of more extensive works, others seem integral work. These little bucolic elements more common in erotic themes. B. Song is also attributed to the death of Adonis (Adonidos epitaphios), a cult product with exaggerated features anthem. It is also possible that B. was the author of prothalamium Achilles and Deydamii (Epithalamos Achilleos kai Deidameias; retained only its beginning), works in the bucolic form, begin talking two shepherds, one of whom sings the song in the genre epiliona. If you believe the authors Songs on the death of Bion (attributed to Moschus) B. was known and valued in the Sicilian poet.