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Definition of Bacchius

Bacchius
Bacchius Bac*chi"us, n.; pl. Bacchii. [L. Bacchius pes, Gr. ? (sc. ? foot).] (Pros.) A metrical foot composed of a short syllable and two long ones; according to some, two long and a short.

Meaning of Bacchius from wikipedia

- A bacchius (/bəˈkaɪəs/) is a metrical foot used in poetry. In accentual-syllabic verse we could describe a bacchius as a foot that goes like this: Example:...
- Bacchius of Tanagra, (or Baccheius, Gr****: Βακχεῖος ὁ Ταναγραῖος), (3rd century BC), was one of the earliest commentators on the writings of Hippocrates...
- tribrach ¯ ˘ ˘ dactyl ˘ ¯ ˘ amphibrach ˘ ˘ ¯ anapaest, antidactylus ˘ ¯ ¯ bacchius ¯ ¯ ˘ antibacchius ¯ ˘ ¯ cretic, amphimacer ¯ ¯ ¯ molossus See main article...
- tribrach ¯ ˘ ˘ dactyl ˘ ¯ ˘ amphibrach ˘ ˘ ¯ anapaest, antidactylus ˘ ¯ ¯ bacchius ¯ ¯ ˘ antibacchius ¯ ˘ ¯ cretic, amphimacer ¯ ¯ ¯ molossus See main article...
- tribrach ¯ ˘ ˘ dactyl ˘ ¯ ˘ amphibrach ˘ ˘ ¯ anapaest, antidactylus ˘ ¯ ¯ bacchius ¯ ¯ ˘ antibacchius ¯ ˘ ¯ cretic, amphimacer ¯ ¯ ¯ molossus See main article...
- tribrach ¯ ˘ ˘ dactyl ˘ ¯ ˘ amphibrach ˘ ˘ ¯ anapaest, antidactylus ˘ ¯ ¯ bacchius ¯ ¯ ˘ antibacchius ¯ ˘ ¯ cretic, amphimacer ¯ ¯ ¯ molossus See main article...
- tribrach ¯ ˘ ˘ dactyl ˘ ¯ ˘ amphibrach ˘ ˘ ¯ anapaest, antidactylus ˘ ¯ ¯ bacchius ¯ ¯ ˘ antibacchius ¯ ˘ ¯ cretic, amphimacer ¯ ¯ ¯ molossus See main article...
- Library of Alexandria also displa**** interest in scientific subjects. Bacchius of Tanagra, a contemporary of Eratosthenes, edited and commented on the...
- tribrach ¯ ˘ ˘ dactyl ˘ ¯ ˘ amphibrach ˘ ˘ ¯ anapaest, antidactylus ˘ ¯ ¯ bacchius ¯ ¯ ˘ antibacchius ¯ ˘ ¯ cretic, amphimacer ¯ ¯ ¯ molossus See main article...
- consists of two accented syllables followed by one unaccented syllable. Its opposite is a bacchius. Example: Blind luck is loved more than hard thinking....
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