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Headword: *cu/naulon
Adler number: xi,119
Translated headword: with aulos
Vetting Status: high
In Aristophanes [sc. there occurs the phrase] "a cry [...] with aulos,"[1] [meaning] the kind shared with auloi.[2]
Greek Original:
*cu/naulon: para\ *)aristofa/nei cu/naulon boa/n, th\n meta\ au)lw=n koinh/n.
[1] Aristophanes, Frogs 212 (text at web address 1) with scholion.
[2] Reed pipes, akin to the modern oboe (*not* flute); see M.L. West, Ancient Greek Music (Oxford 1992) 81-109. K.J. Dover, Aristophanes, Frogs, edited with introduction and commentary (Oxford 1993) 223 notes, on the present passage, that "the aulos is the normal accompaniment [...] of choral song in drama."
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; meter and music
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 19 February 2000@10:27:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added headword, notes, keywords; cosmetics) on 21 September 2000@08:38:42.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, added link) on 22 January 2002@00:52:45.
Catharine Roth on 22 January 2002@00:53:57.
David Whitehead (augmented n.2; tweaks and cosmetics; raised status) on 13 December 2007@10:12:44.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 21 July 2013@00:08:50.


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