Definition of Skolion

1. a Greek drinking song [n SKOLIA]



Skolion Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Skolion Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Skolion

skoal
skoaled
skoaling
skoals
skodaic
skodaic resonance
skoff
skoffed
skoffing
skoffs
skokiaan
skokiaans
skol
skolezite
skolia
skolion (current term)
skollie
skollies
skolly
skonce
skookum
skookums
skoosh
skooshed
skooshes
skooshing
skoramis
skordalia
skorodite
skorpion

Literary usage of Skolion

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Greek Melic Poets by Herbert Weir Smyth (1900)
"... refer to the victories won in the musical festivals that were popular in the first century Bc skolion. The convivial songs known as ..."

2. Readings in Greek History, from Homer to the Battle of Chaeronea: A by Ida Carleton Thallon (1914)
"Simonides, Frag. 131 (tr. Wright) For the Athenians a great light dawned on the day when they slew Hipparchus. skolion, Harmodius and Aristogiton ..."

3. Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association by American philological association (1898)
"Schöne quotes the skolion as proof that the cowardice of Admetus had been held up to ridicule before the production of Euripides' Alcestis, and thinks it ..."

4. Curiosities of Music: A Collection of Facts Not Generally Known, Regarding by Louis Charles Elson (1880)
"Themistocles once being present at a banquet had the harp (kithara) presented to him, and was desired to sing his skolion; full of confusion and shame he ..."

5. Curiosities of Music: A Collection of Facts Not Generally Known, Regarding by Louis Charles Elson (1908)
"Themistocles once being present at a banquet had the harp (kithara) presented to him, and was desired to sing his skolion; full of confusion and shame he ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Skolion

Search for Skolion on Dictionary.com!Search for Skolion on Thesaurus.com!Search for Skolion on Google!Search for Skolion on Wikipedia!

Search