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Definition of Lydian

Lydian
Lydian Lyd"i*an, a. [L. Lydius, fr. Lydia, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to Lydia, a country of Asia Minor, or to its inhabitants; hence, soft; effeminate; -- said especially of one of the ancient Greek modes or keys, the music in which was of a soft, pathetic, or voluptuous character. Softly sweet in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures. --Dryden. Lydian stone, a flint slate used by the ancients to try gold and silver; a touchstone. See Basanite.

Meaning of Lydian from wikipedia

- Manisa and inland İzmir. Its po****tion spoke an Anatolian language known as Lydian. Its capital was Sardis. The Kingdom of Lydia existed from about 1200 BC...
- The Lydians (known as Sparda to the Achaemenids, Old Persian cuneiform 𐎿𐎱𐎼𐎭) were an Anatolian people living in Lydia, a region in western Anatolia...
- Lydian may refer to: Lydians, an ancient people of Anatolia Lydian language, an ancient Anatolian language Lydian alphabet Lydian (Unicode block) Lydian...
- The modern Lydian mode is a seven-tone musical scale formed from a rising pattern of pitches comprising three whole tones, a semitone, two more whole tones...
- Lydian Nadhaswaram is a young Indian pianist from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India who has been considered a child prodigy. In 2019, Lydian won the CBS talent...
- Lydian (𐤮𐤱𐤠𐤭𐤣𐤸𐤯𐤦𐤳 Śfardẽtis "[language] of Sardis") is an extinct Indo-European Anatolian language spoken in the region of Lydia, in western Anatolia...
- Lydian is a calligraphic humanist sans-serif typeface designed by Warren Chappell for American Type Founders in 1938. It is available in bold, italic,...
- The Lydian Chromatic Concept of Tonal Organization is a 1953 jazz music theory book written by George Russell. The book is the founding text of the Lydian...
- In music, the Lydian augmented scale (Lydian ♯5 scale) is the third mode of the ascending melodic minor scale or jazz minor scale. Starting on C, the notes...
- Lydian script was used to write the Lydian language. Like other scripts of Anatolia in the Iron Age, the Lydian alphabet is related to the East Gr****...
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