"a translation of Anacreon"
Anacreon by Jean-Baptiste Guillaume - Credit: Rama
was an Ancient Greek poet who lived from c.570-478 B.C. He is known as a poet of enjoyment, love, and revelry, famous for his drinking songs. He wrote his poetry in the ancient Ionic dialect, and it was intended to be sung or accompanied by the lyre. Translations of his poems can be found here