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Headword: Προσόδια
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:
Προσόδια: ἀπὸ τῶν προσόδων. οὕτω δὲ ἔλεγον τὰς προσαγομένας τοῖς θεοῖς πομπάς. καὶ προσόδια τὰ εἰς πανηγύρεις θεῶν ποιήματα παρὰ τῶν λυρικῶν λεγόμενα.
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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