Mimnermus

ancient Greek poet

Mimnermus of Colophon was a Greek elegiac poet, who flourished about 630600 BC.

QuotesEdit

  • We are all clever enough at envying a famous man while he is yet alive, and at praising him when he is dead.
    • Fragment 1.
  • Whom the gods love, die young.
    • Fragment 111

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