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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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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 tetrachord

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

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. Craig Melchert.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 361 words.

Evidence for the Lydian language consists of more than 100 inscriptions, mostly discovered at the site of the ancient capital

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Lydian language

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 389 words.

Evidence for the Lydian language consists of more than 100 inscriptions, mostly discovered at the site of the ancient capital

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Lydian tetrachord

Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 31 words.

A *tetrachord spanning an augmented 4th, as in the first four notes of the Lydian mode (see mode (2)

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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 language

H. C. Melchert.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Historical and Diachronic Linguistics. 395 words.

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 and...

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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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