Pindar's First Pythian Ode  

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Pindar's First Pythian Ode is an ancient Greek epinicion praising Hiero of Syracuse for a victory in the Pythian Games. The poem's occasion is Hiero's victory in the chariot race of 470 BC, corresponding to the foundation of the city of Aetna which is also praised by the poet.

Works Cited

  • Fearn, D. (2017) Pindar's Eyes (Oxford)
  • Nisetich, F. (1980) Pindar's Victory Songs (Baltimore)
  • Race, W. (1997) Pindar: Olympian Odes. Pythian Odes (Cambridge, MA)




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