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Headword: *proso/dia
Adler number: pi,2756
Translated headword: processionals, prosodia
Vetting Status: high
[sc. The term comes] from processions.[1] That is what they used to call the parades that were conducted for the gods. Also [called] processionals [are] the poems recited by lyric poets at the festivals of the gods.
Greek Original:
*proso/dia: a)po\ tw=n proso/dwn. ou(/tw de\ e)/legon ta\s prosagome/nas toi=s qeoi=s pompa/s. kai\ proso/dia ta\ ei)s panhgu/reis qew=n poih/mata para\ tw=n lurikw=n lego/mena.
From commentary to Aristophanes, Birds 853, where the neuter plural headword occurs; cf. scholia ad loc. See also pi 2757.
[1] cf. pi 2758.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; meter and music; poetry; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 2 September 2013@12:49:08.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cross-reference, status) on 2 September 2013@13:45:53.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword; cosmetics) on 3 September 2013@04:23:15.
David Whitehead on 18 October 2013@05:49:58.


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