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date: 27 January 2023

scolialocked

scolialocked

  • Cecil Maurice Bowra

Extract

Scolia, drinking-songs, especially Attic (see attica). *Athenaeus (1) (15. 693 f.) preserves a collection from the late 6th and early 5th cents. They were sung in the *prytaneion; a singer held a myrtle-branch and, when he had finished, passed the branch to another and called on him for a song. The process is illustrated in Ar. Vesp.

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  • Greek Literature

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