skolion

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skolion

(ˈskəʊlɪən)
n
1. (Music, other) a variant spelling of scolion
2. (Historical Terms) a variant spelling of scolion
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Their topics include crooked competition: the performance and poetics of skolia, authentic and autochthonous traditions in archaic and Hellenistic lyric poetry, embedded song and poetic authority in Pindar and Bacchylides, on the antagonism between divine and human performer in archaic Greek poetics, and Sappho or Alcaeus: authors and genres of archaic hymns.
He has played with a number of ensembles, such as the Skolia Ensemble and the City Lights Ensemble, and he was also a guest player with the GSMD wind band in a concert dedicated to Sofia Guabatuilina and broadcast live by BBC radio 3.
Skolia or drinking songs were a sympotic genre par excellence, and their heyday coincided precisely with the date of our vase.
Only three poems by him survive, though scholars have attributed a number of late skolia (anonymous drinking songs) to him.
Some of these various poems are generic skolia (drinking songs), but Timokreon's anti-Themistoclean stance seems to have been a distinctive feature of his oeuvre, so we may imagine that a set of poems with a definable political attitude was part of the shared liturgy among ban-queters of certain persuasions.