orthian

orthian

(ˈɔːθɪən)
adj
having a high pitch
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Diehl (1926 (1)) quoted Terpander 697 PMG, considered to be a paean (17) although the verse is quoted in the Suda as a prelude ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) to Terpander's Orthian Nomos, and is not listed in Kappel (1992) or Rutherford's (2001) collection of testimonies and fragments of paeans.