: used of putting prose into metrical form, or adapting verses to musical rhythm and melody. Cf. Phaedo
60 d ἐντείνας τοὺς τοῦ Αἰσώπου λόγους καὶ τὸ εἰς τὸν Ἀπόλλω προοίμιον
: the Greeks ascribed to music the highest influence in moral culture. Cf. Rep.
iii. 401 d κυριωτάτη ἐν μουσικῇ τροφή
(musical training is most controlling
) ὅτι μάλιστα καταδύεται εἰς τὸ ἐντὸς τῆς ψυχῆς ὅ τε ῥυθμὸς καὶ ἁρμονία καὶ ἐρρωμενέστατα
) ἅπτεται αὐτῆς
: the teacher of gymnastics, who trained the youth in a παλαίστρα
fitted up by himself or allowed him by the state.