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Headword: Προσόδια
Adler number: pi,2756
Translated headword: processionals, prosodia
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[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:
Προσόδια: ἀπὸ τῶν προσόδων. οὕτω δὲ ἔλεγον τὰς προσαγομένας τοῖς θεοῖς πομπάς. καὶ προσόδια τὰ εἰς πανηγύρεις θεῶν ποιήματα παρὰ τῶν λυρικῶν λεγόμενα.
Notes:
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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