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ἐπεισόδ-ιος , ον,
A.coming in besides, adventitious,σύμφυτον . ., οὐκ .Plu.2.451c, cf. 584e; “. ἀκροάματαId.Luc.40; “ἐπιθυμίαιId.Cat.Ma.18; “φύκους ἄνθος .AP5.18 (Rufin.).
II. ἐπεισόδιον , τό, addition for the purpose of giving pleasure, Plu.2.629c, 710d; . γαστρός, of dessert, AP6.232.6 (Crin.(?)).
2. in Poetry, parenthetic addition, episode:
a. in Ep. poems, as the Catalogue in the Iliad, Arist.Po.1459a36.
b. in Tragedy, the portions of dialogue between two choric songs, ib. 1452b20: then of all underplots or parenthetic narratives in poetry, which might themselves form distinct wholes, ib. 1451b34; also in prose speeches, etc., D.H.Comp.19, Isoc.4, Th.7.
c. in Comedy, interlude, intermezzo, Metag.14.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1451b.34
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1452b.20
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1459a.36
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.35.5
    • Plutarch, Marcus Cato, 18
    • Plutarch, Lucullus, 40
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Isocrate, 4
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Thucydide, 7
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 19
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