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ἀκρόαμα). Properly a musical piece, but also a play, dance, or a recitation, such as were common at meals (Suet. Vesp. 19; Pliny, Pliny Ep. vi. 31, 13). The word also denotes the musicians or act

Acroamata. (Millingen,
, pl. viii.)

ors employed to amuse the guests during an entertainment; and is rarely used of an actor on the stage. See Marquardt, Röm. Altert. vii. p. 327; and the article Anagnostae.

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    • Suetonius, Divus Vespasianus, 19
    • Pliny the Younger, Epistulae, 6.31
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