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Elegy

An elegy is a poem of mourning, from the Greek elegos, a reflection on the death of someone or on a sorrow generally. Some notable elegies include:



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... he was a Christian and possibly bishop of Croton. In approximately 580, he wrote "De origine actibusque Getarum[?]" (The origin and deeds of the Goths), "D ...

 
 
 
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