Dithyramb

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Dithyramb Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • (ancient Greece) a passionate hymn (usually in honor of Dionysus)
  • a wildly enthusiastic speech or piece of writing

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a wildly enthusiastic speech or piece of writing ,
  • (ancient Greece) a passionate hymn (usually in honor of Dionysus)

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Dithyramb'


  • Dithyramb: The dithyramb (Ancient Greek: διθύραμβος, dithurambos) was an ancient Greek hymn sung and danced in honor of Dionysus, the god of wine and fertility;
  • Dionysian-Dithyrambs: Dionysian-Dithyrambs (German: Dionysos-Dithyramben) is a collection of nine poems written in the fall of 1888 by Friedrich Nietzsche under the nom de plume

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