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Phocylĭdes

Φωκυλίδης). An Ionian poet of Miletus, born B.C. 560. His poetry was chiefly gnomic (see Epos), and only a few fragments of it survive, 18 in number. A poem in 217 hexameters, entitled Ποίημα Νουθετικόν, which has come down under his name, is a later forgery.

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