epicedium

epicedium

(ˌɛpɪˈsiːdɪəm) or

epicedian

n, pl -dia (-dɪə) or -dians
(Music, other) rare a funeral ode
[C16: Latin, from Greek epikēdeion, from epi- + kédos care]
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Heart showed congestion and haemorrhages in epicedium and myocardium along with infiltration of inflammatory cells in the myocardium (Fig.
Ein Adamant an Herz-Standhafftigkeiten: Catharina Regina von Greiffenberg und ihr Epicedium auf Carl von Stein (1675).
This publication documents the pride and self-assurance needed to instigate a gradual ascent to the challenge of poems such as an epicedium on the passing of Marshal Zhukov.
1) Others include the treatise, the handbook, the epistle, and the public address (which may be a brief epicedium, a funeral speech, or, in early modern Protestant Germany, a Leichenpredigt).
The traditional tripartite pattern of the epicedium, for example, which proceeds from praise of the dead, to lamenting their loss, and then to consolation, is often carried by dialogic structures that may turn from apostrophe of the dead (in praise) to direct address of the bereaved (in lament and consolation).
Hermann Wiegand translates two of Agricola's longer poems, one to Rudolf von Langen, the other an epicedium to Moritz Graf Spiegelberg (261-91).