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epinician

(ˌɛpɪˈnɪsɪən; ˌɛpɪˈnɪʃɪən)
adj
(Music, other) relating to an epinicion; celebrating triumph
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In lyric, elegiac, and epinician poetry of this period, the word hetaira never denotes a prostitute and frequently lacks eroticism.
Hubbard, <<Pindar and Sophocles: Ajax as Epinician Hero>>, EMC 19, 2000, pp.
In part 1, the author provides, consequently, chapters on archaic "media of memory" such as epinician (victory poems) and lyric verse (Pindar and Simonides), tragic drama (Aeschylus' Persians), and epideictic and deliberative oratory (here Lysias' funeral oration and Andocides' On Peace).
2010) Bacchylides: Five Epinician Odes (3, 5, 9, 11, 13), Cambridge.
Pindar's verbal art; an ethnographic study of epinician style.
And victories vary: not having the requisite athletic contests, the Renaissance freely adapted epinician to metaphorical victories, like the Nativity, but further to politics or music or abstract thought.
67-68 make it clear that he, not the boy's father Phrikias, was the one who commissioned the epinician.
According to Carnes, Virgil's use of the genre of epinician briefly introduces new voices into the poem, opening the text up to heteroglossia --" in Bakhtinian terms, the epinician novelizes the Aeneid" (107).
17) The formal intricacy, the rich scope and verbal orchestration which Abrams hints at above not only relate to the Pindaric epinician which eulogize the victor and his family, and even the Ciceronian sentence, but also to Quintilian's Institutio Oratoria (published in AD 95) which Wordsworth may have read by February 1798.
Writing while the war still raged, four years after Ginsberg's Mantra declared its end, Sanders too could do little more than to sing an epinician to the heroes of the Peace-swarm in order "briefly .
Conway's versions of the Epinician Odes in the 1997 Everyman Paperback edition Pindar, The Odes and Selected Fragments.
26) Horace's myth-making telescopes similar Apolline associations and thereby adds to the ode's epinician force.