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ἔλεγος , ,, melody, orig. accompanied by the flute, cf. ἄλυρος . E.Hel.185 (lyr.), IT146 (lyr.); “Ἀσίας . ἰήϊοςId.Hyps.Fr.3(1)iii9; so Ἔλεγοι, title of a νόμος αὐλῳδικός, Plu.2.1132d; of the song of the nightingale, Ar.Av.218(pl.); ἔλεγον οἶτον, of the halcyon, E.IT1091 (lyr.); later, lament, song of mourning, A.R.2.782.
II. poem in elegiac distichs, Call.Fr.121; ἱλαροὶ . AP10.19 (Apollonid.). (Commonly derived from λέγειν, to cry woe! woe! EM326.49.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 218
    • Euripides, Helen, 185
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 1091
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 146
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2.782
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