HORILY (Choirilos)( Greek epic)
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Biography HORILY (Choirilos)
Horily, Choirilos, of Samos, V in. BC. e., Greek epic. He died at the court of Archelaus in Macedonia. H. was the author of the historical epic of the Persian Wars (Fr.). Model and a source for X. was a work of Herodotus. H. tried to present his day with an epic story of Homer's technique. The few surviving fragments of evidence of his talent and originality.