Definition of Antiphon. Meaning of Antiphon. Synonyms of Antiphon

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Definition of Antiphon

Antiphon
Antiphon An"ti*phon, n. [LL. antiphona, fr. Gr. ?. See Anthem.] 1. A musical response; alternate singing or chanting. See Antiphony, and Antiphone. 2. A verse said before and after the psalms. --Shipley.

Meaning of Antiphon from wikipedia

- An antiphon (Gr**** ἀντίφωνον, ἀντί "opposite" and φωνή "voice") is a short chant in Christian ritual, sung as a refrain. The texts of antiphons are the...
- In music, an antiphon is a responsory by a choir or congregation in Christian music. Antiphon was also a common personal name in Ancient Greece, with the...
- The O Antiphons (also known as the Great Advent Antiphons or Great Os) are Magnificat antiphons used at vespers on the last seven days of Advent in Western...
- Antiphon of Rhamnus (/ˈæntəˌfɒn, -ən/; Gr****: Ἀντιφῶν ὁ Ῥαμνούσιος) (480–411 BC) was the earliest of the ten Attic orators, and an important figure in...
- The name Antiphon the Sophist (/ˈæntəˌfɒn, -ən/; Gr****: Ἀντιφῶν) is used to refer to the writer of several Sophistic treatises. He probably lived in Athens...
- Antiphon is the fourth studio album by American folk rock band Midlake, released on November 5, 2013, on Bella Union Records, in Europe, and ATO Records...
- Antiphon (Ancient Gr****: Ἀντιφῶν) was a man of ancient Greece who was the youngest brother of the philosopher Plato. His name the philosopher immortalized...
- Antiphon (Ancient Gr****: Ἀντιφῶν) of Athens was contemporary of the orator Demosthenes. For some offense his name was removed from the list of Athenian...
- The Antiphon painter was an Athenian vase painter of the early 5th century BC. He owes his name to a double Kalos inscription of Antiphon on the dinos...
- Christian denominations. In its most complete version, it consists of an antiphon, psalm verse and Gloria Patri, which are spoken or sung at the beginning...
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