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ἐμμέλεια , , (ἐμμελής)
A.harmony in music or the fit modulation of spoken words, D.H.Dem.50: generally, harmony, gracefulness, ἀνασῴζειν τὴν . Plu.2.747b; . ἀγριοφανῆ καὶ αὐστηράν, of Pan, Corn. ND27; οὐ παρέργως, ἀλλὰ μετά τινος . Jul.Or.7.217a.
II. a tragic dance, opp. πυρρίχη, Pl.Lg.816b; opp. σίκιννις and κόρδαξ, Ath.1.20e, 14.631d, Luc.Salt.26; the tune of this dance, Hdt.6.129.
II. Com., . κονδύλου knuckle-dance, Ar.V.1503.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 1503
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.129
    • Plato, Laws, 816b
    • Lucian, De saltatione, 26
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Demosthene, 50
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