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ῥαψῳδία 1 ῥαψῳδός

I.recitation of epic poetry, Plat.
2.epic composition, opp. to lyric (κιθαρῳδία), id=Plat.
II.a portion of an epic poem fit for recitation at one time, e. g. a book of the Iliad or Odyssey, a lay, canto, Plut., Luc.

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