Antistrophes or Antistrophic Couples?

On a Peculiar Use of Antistrophos

in Greek and Roman Musical Studies
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On a particular use of the substantive adjective (ἡ) ἀντίστροφος, “piece of the song in response to the strophe”, “antistrophe”: in some passages of the Aristotelian corpus (Rh. 1409a27, a 27, b 27, [Prob.] 19.15 and 19.30) it is used, generally in the plural, to refer to the whole antistrophic pair, not only to the antistrophe. Such a peculiar use, generally unrecognized, should be integrated into modern dictionaries of Ancient Greek.

Antistrophes or Antistrophic Couples?

On a Peculiar Use of Antistrophos

in Greek and Roman Musical Studies



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