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Definition of Lydians
LydianLydian 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
over the Lydians
- the knowledge
on Lydians largely
rely on the impressed
but mixed accounts
Gr**** writers. The Homeric
name for the Lydians
was Μαίονες, cited...
, 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
- 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
- (Supplementary Multilingual
Plane). The Unicode block
is U+10920–U+1093F: Lydian language Lydia Lydians Runes
J. "First Alphabet
- 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
is a calligraphic humanist
sans-serif typeface designed
by Warren Chappell
in 1938. It is available
in bold, italic,...
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