One of the alleged ante-Homeric poets, is said to have flourished after Orpheus and Musaeus, and to have been the first who sang the Trojan War.1 He is perhaps the same as the Sagaris whom Aristotle mentioned, according to Diogenes Laertius,2 as contemporary with Homer.



  1. Aelian. Varia Historia xiv, 21; Eustathius, on Iliad. Vol. 1, p. 3.
  2. ii, 46.


  • Bode, G. H. Geschichte der Hellenischen Dichtkunst. Vol. 1, p. 247.
  • Fabricius. Bibliotheca Graeca. Vol. 1, pp. 6, 291, 562.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.

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