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Author: Willis Barnstone  | Date: 572 B.C.

On the Soldier Agathon

All members of this village have come to weep

at your funeral pyre, O courageous Agathon,

who died for Abdera:

for in the chaos of the horrible battlefield,

blood-loving Ares never before slaughtered

a more fearless youth.

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Chicago: Willis Barnstone, "On the Soldier Agathon," Anakreon Original Sources, accessed October 4, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L8ZUIWNCTVSTTSC.

MLA: Barnstone, Willis. "On the Soldier Agathon." Anakreon, Original Sources. 4 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L8ZUIWNCTVSTTSC.

Harvard: Barnstone, W, 'On the Soldier Agathon' in Anakreon. Original Sources, retrieved 4 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L8ZUIWNCTVSTTSC.