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Headword: Προσόδια
Adler number: pi,2757
Translated headword: processionals, prosodia
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] hymns. A beginning of a processional: "what is finer for those beginning or ending [a song] than to sing of the drivers of swift horses?"[1]
Greek Original:
Προσόδια: ὕμνοι. ἀρχὴ προσοδίου: τί κάλλιον ἀρχομένοισιν ἢ καταπαυομένοισιν ἢ θοῶν ἵππων ἐλατῆρας ἀείδειν;
Notes:
See also pi 2756.
[1] Aristophanes, Knights 1264-1266 -- a modified version, according to the scholia on this passage, of the beginning of a prosodion by Pindar (fr. 89a Snell-Maehler). Unlike the scholia, the Suda presents Aristophanes' pastiche rather than the original words of Pindar.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; meter and music; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 2 September 2013@23:55:35.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaking) on 3 September 2013@04:25:30.
David Whitehead on 18 October 2013@05:50:35.

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