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epicedion


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(ἐπικήδειον, sc. μέλος) is a term applied to poems (or speeches) honouring the dead. Theoretically distinct from the dirge (θρη̑νος), epitaphios, or consolation, as being delivered or performed over the ...

Subjects: Classical Studies.


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