A Lexicon of Greek Personal Names. Vol. V.A. Coastal Asia by T. Corsten

By T. Corsten

A Lexicon of Greek own Names bargains students a entire directory of all named contributors from the traditional Greek-speaking international. the knowledge wanted has been compiled from all written resources, literary, epigraphical, papyrological, and numismatic, inside a chronological variety from the 8th century BC to nearly six hundred advert; the geographical limits fit using the Greek language in antiquity, from Asia Minor to the Western Mediterranean, the Black Sea to
North Africa. With the current quantity, LGPN strikes into Asia Minor (modern Turkey), to the components of Pontos, Bithynia, Mysia, the Troad, Aiolis, Ionia, and Lydia. Asia Minor is especially attention-grabbing because it differs from such a lot different areas coated up to now in its ethnic and cultural variety. own names
are recognized in abundance from just about all cultures to be present in this quarter, and so they accordingly play a renowned function within the learn of ethnicity and acculturation.

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Statements such as: “music is the organization of a certain finite number of variables”; or, “sound is heard number; number is latent sound”;23 or, “a fugal theme, like a mathematical equation, is subject to inversions, augmentation, and diminution,” all reflect this sensibility. Such statements seem to gratify the need for certainty that musicians crave in discussing their art. Mathematicians, by contrast, whose working facts are nothing if not certain, see their discipline as no less aesthetic in its technical processes than is the art of music in the abstract.

56 According to Cooke,57 musical works are built up out of tensions within the three dimensions of pitch, time, and volume. Tempo, he says, expresses different levels of animation, volume expresses various degrees of emphasis given to specific feelings, and intervallic tensions between pitches – these termed by Aristoxenians like Bacchius, epitasis 53 Deryck Cooke, The Language of Music, p. 272. Cooke’s phrase, “falsifying ideas and images – words or pictures,” is strangely ambiguous here. He apparently means that words, images, or ideas need not be imported, since they tend to falsify the emotional content of music.

43 ( Jan, 302. 7); I. 45, ( Jan, 302. 16); I. 50 (Jan 304. 6). 39 Modulation (metabolē) is, and always has been, one of the most important resources of musical expression. It does for music what metaphor (metaphora) does for language: it effects a change of profound dimensions. In the one case, that of language, the change occurs when there is transferred to one word the sense of another. To take one of Aristotle’s examples in Poetics 21. ” In the other case, that of music, the change occurs when there is transferred to one pitch the function (dynamis) of another.

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