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Lydians

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

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The inhabitants of a small kingdom in western Turkey that flourished early in the 1st millennium bc. The capital at Sardis became rich as a result of exploiting gold in the...

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Lydians

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

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The inhabitants of a small kingdom in western Turkey that flourished early in the 1st millennium bc. The capital at Sardis became rich as a result of exploiting gold in the...

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Lydian

Harold S. Powers.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 848 words.

The common name for the fifth of the eight church modes, the authentic mode on F. In the Middle Ages and Renaissance the Lydian mode was described in two ways: as the diatonic octave...

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Lydian

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 707 words.

antipodean, Crimean, Judaean, Korean • Albion • Gambian, Zambian • lesbian • Arabian, Bessarabian, Fabian, gabion,

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Lydian

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 705 words.

antipodean, Crimean, Judaean, Korean • Albion • Gambian, Zambian • lesbian • Arabian, Bessarabian, Fabian, gabion,

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Lydians

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 150 words.

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The inhabitants of a small kingdom in western Turkey that flourished early in the 1st millennium bc. The

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Lydian language

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Evidence for the Lydian language consists of more than 100 inscriptions, mostly discovered at the site of the ancient capital Sardis. Only some two dozen of these are long enough ...

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Lydian mode

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The mode represented by the white notes of the piano beginning on F. See mode (2).

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Lydian tetrachord

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A tetrachord spanning an augmented 4th, as in the first four notes of the Lydian mode (see mode (2)). Fauré's song Lydia makes poignant use of the Lydian tetrachord.

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Lydian language

H. C. Melchert.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Historical and Diachronic Linguistics. 374 words.

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Lydian mode

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 4 words.

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