MESOMED (Mesomedes)( Greek lyric poet)
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Mesomed; Mesomedes, from Crete, II in. n. e., Greek lyric poet. Freedman of the Emperor Hadrian, one of the few poets of the time. Until some time been known epigrams 2 AM, included in anthologies, and 3 of the hymn: invocation (Prooimion eis Musan), the Sun (Eis Helion), K Nemesis (Eis Nemesin). Accompanied by a manuscript notes, they are a valuable source for the study of ancient music. In 1906, Mr.. published 8 more products M. Part of this hymns (nature, Isis), part - the narrative poems, such as, 2 verse about sundial. The most successful product belongs to dedicated trip to the Adriatic, and another - which focuses on the sponge, gifted poet of his beloved. M. uses raznooobraznye lyric meters, wrote the right language, in which much resembles the ancient poets.