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Sacadas [Sakadas] of Argoslocked

  • Warren Anderson
  •  and Thomas J. Mathiesen

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(flc580 bce). Greek aulos player and poet. He wrote lyric and elegiac poems, but none has survived. He provided his elegiac verses with musical settings (during the central classical period elegy had no accompaniment). According to Pseudo-Plutarch (On Music, 1134a–c, 1135c), he was a skilled aulete who three times carried off the prize at the Pythian games, beginning in 586 ...

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