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Headword: Ῥαψῳδία
Adler number: rho,69
Translated headword: recitation
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] nonsense, a union of words, idle chatter.
Greek Original:
Ῥαψῳδία: φλυαρία, λόγων συναφή, ἀδολεσχία.
Notes:
Same or similar entry in other lexica; references at Photius rho67 Theodoridis.
The headword can have positive and negative connotations: see LSJ s.v. For the latter compare rho 67, and see generally rho 68, rho 70, rho 71.
Keywords: daily life; definition; ethics; imagery; poetry; rhetoric
Translated by: Nathan Greenberg on 19 August 2002@18:07:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; added keyword; cosmetics) on 20 August 2002@03:19:41.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 24 August 2011@06:21:02.
David Whitehead on 27 October 2013@09:14:34.

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