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Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

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A male drinking session traditionally held at the end of a Greek meal during classical times. Scenes of the symposium frequently appear as decoration on Greek pottery showing...

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Symposium

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 10 words.

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symposium

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 16 words.

meaning ‘a gathering for discussion’, more often has the plural form symposia (preferred) or symposiums.

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symposium

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 15 words.

/sɪmˈpәʊzɪәm/. Plural more often symposia than symposiums, though both are correct. See -um 3.

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symposium

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 14 words.

meaning ‘a gathering for discussion’, has the plural form symposia (preferred) or symposiums.

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symposium

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 43 words.

drinking party, convivial meeting for conversation, etc.; meeting for discussion. XVIII. — L. symposium — Gr. sumpósion, f. sumpótēs

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Symposium

Kathryn Topper.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 1259 words.

Literally an occasion for drinking together, the symposium (symposion) was the portion of the ancient Greek banquet that

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Symposium

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 341 words.

London, England-based Symposium were at the forefront of the wave of adolescent power pop bands signed up on the back

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symposium

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 30 words.

Pl. symposia (standard from the 18th century)—not symposiums. The latter is defensible—though it appears less often in English-language print

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Symposium

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

London, England-based Symposium were at the forefront of the wave of adolescent power pop bands signed up on the back of Ash’s success. Formed at school in Kensington, West London ...

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symposium

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

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A male drinking session traditionally held at the end of a Greek meal during classical times. Scenes of the symposium frequently appear as decoration on Greek pottery showing...

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Symposium

Geoffrey Chew and Thomas J. Mathiesen.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 293 words.

(Lat.; from Gk. sumposion). In ancient Greece and Rome, a drinking party, often with musical entertainments, after the deipnon or evening meal; weddings, birthdays, victors’ feasts and the...

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Symposium

Indra Sen, N. A. Nikam, Haridas Chaudhuri and G. R. Malkani.

in Indian Philosophy in English

September 2011; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 16652 words.

This chapter presents a philosophical discussion centered around the question, “Has Aurobindo refuted Māyāvāda?” which was addressed during a symposium convened by the Indian Institute of...

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Symposium

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(‘The Banquet’),

the title of a dialogue in which Plato describes a drinking party where Socrates, Aristophanes, and others propound their views of love and distinguish three forms...

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symposium literature

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 325 words.

Three overlapping types may be distinguished: 1. Poetry produced for the symposium: this includes most or all Archaic solo

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Tanglewood Symposium

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 80 words.

Symposium convened by the Music Educators National Conference in the summer of 1967 at the Tanglewood Music Center in Lenox,

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symposium literature

Oswyn Murray.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 427 words.

Three overlapping types may be distinguished: 1. Poetry produced for the symposium: this includes most or all Archaic monodic

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symposium literature

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 424 words.

Three overlapping types may be distinguished: 1. Poetry produced for the *symposium: this includes most or all Archaic

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Book Symposium

in London Review of International Law

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 43 words.

Mark Neocleous, War Power, Police Power (Edinburgh UP, 2014)

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symposium literature

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Three overlapping types may be distinguished: 1. Poetry produced for the symposium: this includes most or all Archaic solo lyric poetry and at least some choral lyric, and much of elegiac...

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Book Symposium

in London Review of International Law

P ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 68 words.

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