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Φανοκλῆς). A Greek elegiac poet of the Alexandrine Period. He celebrated in erotic elegies (Ἔρωτες Καλοί) the loves of beautiful boys. A considerable fragment remaining describes the love of Orpheus for Calaïs, the beautiful son of Boreas, and his death ensuing therefrom at the hands of the Thracian women. The language is simple and spirited, and the versification melodious. The fragments have been edited by Bach (Halle, 1829), and also by Schneidewin in his Delectus Poesis Graecae, p. 158 foll.

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