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" In this parabasis the poet makes his chorus speak of his own poetical affairs, of the object and end of his productions, of his services to the state, of his relation to his rivals, and so forth. "
The Birds of Aristophanes, with notes by C.C. Felton - Page 190
by Aristophanes - 1849
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History of the literature of ancient Greece [tr. by sir G.C. Lewis and J.W ...

Carl Otfried Müller - 1840
...protracted anapsestic system, which, from its trial of the breath, was called pnitjos (also makrori). In this parabasis the poet makes his chorus speak...which is properly the main point, and to which the anapsests only serve as an introduction. The chorus, namely, sings a lyrical poem, generally a song...
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The Birds of Aristophanes

Aristophanes - 1849 - 228 pages
...or trochaic verse), which was called kommation, and ended with a very long and protracted anapsestic system, which, from its trial of the breath, was called...which is properly the main point, and to which the anapsests only serve as an introduction. The chorus, namely, sings a lyrical poem, generally a song...
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Eclogĉ Aristophanicĉ, selections from The clouds (The birds) with ..., Part 2

Aristophanes - 1852
...and protracted anapœstic system, which, from its trial of the breath was called pnigos (also maknn). In this parabasis the poet makes his chorus speak...own poetical affairs, of the object and end of his production, of his services to the state, of his relation to his rivals, and so Corn. If the parabaeis...
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A History of the Literature of Ancient Greece, Volume 2

Karl Otfried Müller, John William Donaldson - Greek literature - 1858
...pnigos (also makron). In this parabasis the poet makes his chorus speak of his own poetical afl'airs, of the object and end of his productions, of his services...which is properly the main point, and to which the anapœsts only serve as an introduction. The chorus, namely, sings a lyrical poem, generally a song...
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The Birds of Aristophanes

Aristophanes - Birds - 1872 - 236 pages
...protracted anapaestic system, which, from its trial of the breath, was cajled pnigos (also makrori). In this parabasis the poet makes his chorus speak...productions, of his services to the state, of his relation to his,rivals, and so forth. If the parabasis is complete, in the wider sense of the word, this is followed...
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Classical Studies in Honour of Henry Drisler

Henry Drisler - Classical philology - 1894 - 310 pages
...Ancient Greece (ip 401) — is " an address of the chorus in the middle of the comedy " ; and in it " the poet makes his chorus speak of his own poetical...state, of his relation to his rivals, and so forth." Then the chorus sings a lyrical poem, and recites in trochaic verse " some joking complaint, some reproach...
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