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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.


Tyrtæus (tir-tē’us). A Greek lyric poet; he flourished at the time of the second Messenian war in the latter half of the seventh century B.C. Fragments only of his poems have been preserved. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).