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  • 1 Scan — (sk[a^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scanned} (sk[a^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Scanning}.] [L. scandere, scansum, to climb, to scan, akin to Skr. skand to spring, leap: cf. F. scander. Cf. {Ascend}, {Descend}, {Scale} a ladder.] 1. To mount by steps; to… …

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  • 2 Scanned — Scan Scan (sk[a^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scanned} (sk[a^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Scanning}.] [L. scandere, scansum, to climb, to scan, akin to Skr. skand to spring, leap: cf. F. scander. Cf. {Ascend}, {Descend}, {Scale} a ladder.] 1. To mount by… …

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  • 3 Scanning — Scan Scan (sk[a^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scanned} (sk[a^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Scanning}.] [L. scandere, scansum, to climb, to scan, akin to Skr. skand to spring, leap: cf. F. scander. Cf. {Ascend}, {Descend}, {Scale} a ladder.] 1. To mount by… …

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  • 4 scan — v. a. 1. Recite metrically, divide into feet. 2. Scrutinize, examine, investigate, sift, inquire into, look into …

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  • 5 prosody — prosodic /preuh sod ik/, prosodical, adj. /pros euh dee/, n. 1. the science or study of poetic meters and versification. 2. a particular or distinctive system of metrics and versification: Milton s prosody. 3. Ling. the stress and intonation… …

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  • 6 Oral-Formulaic Composition — The theory of Oral Formulaic Composition is the mechanism proposed for how the Homeric epics could have been passed down through many generations purely through word of mouth. While most modern scholars believe that the Iliad and Odyssey were… …

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  • 7 Monotheism — Monotheist redirects here. For the Celtic Frost album, see Monotheist (album). Part of a series on God …

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  • 8 Byzantine literature — may be defined as the Greek literature of the Middle Ages, whether written in the territory of the Byzantine Empire or outside its bordersEncyclopaedia Britannica Greek literature: Byzantine literature ] . It forms the second period in the… …

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  • 9 Byzantine Literature — • The four cultural elements included are the Greek, the Christian, the Roman, and the Oriental Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Byzantine Literature     Byzantine Literature …

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  • 10 Introduction —    Sacred music is a universal phenomenon of humanity. Where there is faith, there is music to express it. Every major religious tradition and most minor ones have music and have it in abundance and variety. There is music to accompany ritual and …

    Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • 11 YIGDAL — (Heb. יִגְדַּל; May He be magnified ), opening word of a liturgical hymn based upon the Thirteen Articles of Faith enumerated by Maimonides. Its authorship is attributed to Daniel b. Judah, a dayyan in Rome in the first half of the 14th century.… …

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