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Definition of Lydians

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 Lydians from wikipedia

- the Lydians and the Medes, and continued for five years, with various success. In the course of it the Medes gained many victories over the Lydians, and...
- the knowledge on Lydians largely rely on the impressed but mixed accounts of ancient Gr**** writers. The Homeric name for the Lydians was Μαίονες, cited...
- 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 multi-instrumentalist from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. In 2019, Lydian won the CBS talent show The World's Best and...
- "double-axe" is not found in any surviving Lydian inscription, but on the subject, Plutarch states that "the Lydians call the axe labrys" (Λυδοὶ γὰρ ‘λάβρυν’...
- In jazz music, the lydian chord is the major 7♯11 chord, or ♯11 chord, the chord built on the first degree of the lydian mode, the sharp eleventh being...
- but at Thymbra, Croesus had more than twice as many men as Cyrus. The Lydians marched out to meet Cyrus and quickly armed all the reserves there before...
- 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...
- finer grain than jasper, and less splintery than hornstone. It was the Lydian stone or touchstone of the ancients. It is mentioned and its use described...
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