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trăgoedĭa , ae, f., = τραγῳδία,
I.a tragedy.
II. Transf.
A. Tragedy, the art of tragedy: “paulum Musa Tragoediae Desit theatris,Hor. C. 2, 1, 9; Ov. Tr. 2, 381.—Personified: “ingenti Tragoedia passu,Ov. Am. 3, 1, 11.—
B. A lofty or elevated style: “neque istis tragoediis tuis ... perturbor,Cic. de Or. 1, 51, 219; so id. ib. 2, 55, 225.—
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Cicero, For Milo, 7.18
    • Cicero, Philippics, 11.6.13
    • Plautus, Amphitruo, 1.prol
    • Plautus, Curculio, 5.1
    • Cicero, On Oratory, 1.51
    • Cicero, On Oratory, 2.51
    • Cicero, De Senectute, 7
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 1, 5.52
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 1, 8.6
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 6, 1.36
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