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1) Aeolic Mode. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...in music, noted for its simplicity, fit for ballads and songs. The Phrygian Mode was for religious music, as hymns and anthems. 1...

2) Aeolic. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Greek spoken by the Aeolians. Also called Aeolian. 2. Any of several verse forms built around a central choriamb, used especially by Sappho, Alcaeus, and their imitators....

3) Sapphic. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Of or relating to the Greek poet Sappho. 2a. Of, relating to, or being an Aeolic verse of 11 syllables, consisting of a first part of 4 syllables, a central choriamb,...

4) Homer. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Iliad and the Odyssey. They are composed in a literary type of Greek, Ionic in basis with Aeolic admixtures. Ranked among the great works of Western literature, these...

5) Aeolian. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...a Hellenic people of central Greece that occupied Aeolis and Lesbos around 1100 b.c. 2. See Aeolic (sense 1)....

6) Indo-European Family of Languages, The (table). The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Dutch, English, Flemish, Frisian, Plattdeutsch (see German language)Greek Aeolic*, Arcadian*, Attic*, Byzantine Greek*, Cyprian*, Doric*, Ionic*, Koine*, Modern GreekIndo-IranianDa...

7) Sappho. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...to Aphrodite asking her to help the poet in her relation with a beloved woman. She wrote in Aeolic dialect in a great many meters, one of which has been called, after...

8) Greek language. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...there were a number of dialects of the Greek language, the most important of which were Aeolic, Arcadian, Attic, Cyprian, Doric, and Ionic. Ancient Greek was prevalent...

9) rose 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Rhodian, originating from Rhodes. The Attic Greek word for rose is rhodon, and in Sappho's Aeolic dialect of Greek it is wrodon. In Avestan, the language of the Persian...

10) 3. The Archaic Period, 800-510 B.C.E. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...in Greek. Marble temples appeared, and the three architectural orders-Doric, Ionic, and Aeolic-developed. Sculpture began representing the human body in the nude....

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