Hermocles of Cyzicus
Author(s) : Gioni Olympia (30/5/2002)Translation : Chrysanthopoulos Dimitrios
For citation: Gioni Olympia, "Hermocles of Cyzicus",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=8135>
A lyric poet from Cyzicus, who mainly wrote paeans. He composed poems for Antigonus I and Demetrius Poliorcetes. His only surviving work is a prosodion in trimetre with interjecting verses in ithyphallic metre, handed down to us by Athenaeus.
Date and Place of Death
3rd cent. BC, unknown
Date and Place of Birth
4th cent. BC, Cyzicus
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