rhombos

rhombos

(ˈrɒmbɒs)
n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) a wooden slat attached to a strap that makes a roaring sound when the strap is whirled. It has been associated with religious rituals throughout the world
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"Rhombos: Eye, Dance, Trace: The Writing Process in Valery's Rough Drafts", trad.
This new solo music-theatre piece--which checked in at Pennsylvania's Blocm-burg Ensemble Theatre March 18-21 before premiering in Egypt in October--packs in 12 songs and other essential items (lyre, flute, a whirling bull-roarer called a rhombos) to evoke the third-century B.C.