Eolic

NOUN
  1. the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Thessaly and Boeotia and Aeolis
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  • Aeolic, Sappho's dialect, didn't have initial rough breathings, so the article would be "o," not "ho. Sappho in Greek! And did the Romans "invade" Britain?
  • Alcaeus were natives of Lesbos in Aeolia, and wrote in the Aeolic dialect The Illustrated London Reading Book
  • First, as for the word bulimy, it was agreed upon by all to denote a great and public famine, especially among us who use the Aeolic dialect, putting [Greek omitted] for [Greek omitted]. Symposiacs
  • Isosyllabism persists, however, in such primitive Aeolic meters as the Sapphic hendecasyllable.
  • When DH33h is grown on a mixed lawn of P. phaseolicola and ERA, it infects both hosts and forms clear plaques.
  • While the Peloponnesians were in the Hellespont, the Antandrians, a people of Aeolic extraction, conveyed by land across Mount Ida some heavy infantry from Abydos, and introduced them into the town; having been ill-treated by Arsaces, the Persian lieutenant of The History of the Peloponnesian War
  • The palmette capitals of the tree-like columns are not lotus-blossom capitals, as Weinberg and other classicists once supposed, much less “proto-Aeolic” capitals as William F. Albright thought. Archive 2008-02-01
  • [Keil.v. II.p. 11.] [Greek letter: digamma] Aeolicum _digamma_, quod apud antiquissimos Latinorum eandem vim quam apud Aeolis habuit. The Roman Pronunciation of Latin Why we use it and how to use it
  • Besides these there were men of Aeolic race, the Methymnians, subjects who provided ships, not tribute, and the Tenedians and Aenians who paid tribute. The History of the Peloponnesian War
  • Ionian exiles and the Lesbians with the expedition began to urge him, since this seemed too dangerous, to seize one of the Ionian cities or the Aeolic town of Cyme, to use as a base for effecting the revolt of Ionia. The History of the Peloponnesian War
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