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Headword: *swta/deia
Adler number: sigma,868
Translated headword: Sotadeians, Sotadians
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] poems of Sotades.
Greek Original:
*swta/deia: *swta/dou poih/mata.
Same entry in other lexica; references at Photius sigma931, where however Theodoridis retains the reading ponh/mata (rather than poih/mata).
See generally sigma 871. The "Sotadean" meter was a "stichic Ionic verse ... which allows great freedom of resolution and substitution": OCD4 s.v. Sotades(2).
Keywords: comedy; definition; meter and music; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 December 2002@05:31:06.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword, set status) on 12 May 2004@19:45:00.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 13 May 2004@00:54:50.
David Whitehead (another note) on 10 May 2011@05:53:09.
David Whitehead on 31 December 2013@04:48:22.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2014@11:45:56.


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