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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 pianist from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. In 2019, Lydian won the CBS talent show The World's Best and the ****ociated...
- "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’...
- A Lydian cadence is a type of half cadence that was po****r in the Ars nova style of the 14th and early 15th century. It is so-called because it evokes...
- (Supplementary Multilingual Plane). The Unicode block for Lydian is U+10920–U+1093F: Lydian language Lydia Lydians Runes Himelfarb, Elizabeth J. "First Alphabet Found...
- 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...
- Lydian is a calligraphic humanist sans-serif typeface designed by Warren Chappell for American Type Founders in 1938. It is available in bold, italic,...
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