Stephanos Sahlikis

Stephanos Sahlikis or Sachlikis (Στέφανος Σαχλίκης), (1330 - after 1391) was a Cretan from Handax (Irakleio) lawyer and poet who wrote satyrical poems in vernacular Greek.

His poems are written in political verse, and are the first certain instance of rhyme used in Greek. He spent his money and did time in jail, but he always kept writing poems, in very explicit language, satirizing the ethics of his time, having first hand experience.

His works

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