Glyconic Gly*con"ic, a. [Gr. ? a kind of verse, so called from its inventor, Glycon.] (Pros.) Consisting of a spondee, a choriamb, and a pyrrhic; -- applied to a kind of verse in Greek and Latin poetry. -- n. (Pros.) A glyconic verse. [1913 Webster]

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  • Glyconic — Glyconic, (from Glycon, a Greek lyric poet), describes a form of meter in classical Greek and Latin poetry. The glyconic line is the most basic form of Aeolic line, and it is often combined with others.The basic shape is as follows (where x… …   Wikipedia

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  • Sanctorum Meritis — • The hymn at First and Second Vespers in the Common of the Martyrs in the Roman Breviary. Its authorship is often attributed to Rabanus Maurus (d. 856), Archbishop of Mainz Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sanctorum Meritis      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Asclepiad (poetry) — An asclepiad is a line of poetry following a particular metrical pattern. The form is attributed to Asclepiades of Samos and is one of the Aeolic metres. As with other Aeolic metrical lines, the asclepiad is built around a choriamb, to which one… …   Wikipedia

  • Glyconian — Gly*co ni*an, a. & n. Glyconic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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