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Definitions of epode in various dictionaries:
A lyric poem characterized by couplets formed by a long line followed by a shorter one.
The third division of the triad of a Pindaric ode, having a different or contrasting form from that of the strophe and antistrophe.
The part of a choral ode in classical Greek drama following the strophe and antistrophe and sung while the chorus is standing still.
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|a form of lyric poem written in couplets, in which a long line is followed by a shorter one.|
|A form of lyric poem written in couplets, in which a long line is followed by a shorter one.|
|The third section of an ancient Greek choral ode, or of one division of such an ode.|
|A lyric poem characterized by couplets formed by a long line followed by a shorter one.|
|The third division of the triad of a Pindaric ode, having a different or contrasting form from that of the strophe and antistrophe.|
|The part of a choral ode in classical Greek drama following the strophe and antistrophe and sung while the chorus is standing still.|
|Epode, in verse, is the third part of an ode, which followed the strophe and the antistrophe, and completed the movement.At a certain point in time the choirs, which had previously chanted to right of the altar or stage, and then to left of it, combined and sang in unison, or permitted the coryphaeus to sing for them all, while standing in the centre. With the appearance of Stesichorus and the evolution of choral lyric, a learned and artificial kind of poetry began to be cultivated in Greece, and a new form, the epode-song, came into existence. It consisted of a verse of iambic trimeter, followed by a verse of iambic dimeter, and it is reported that, although the epode was carried to its highest perfection by Stesichorus, an earlier poet, Archilochus, was really the inventor of this form.The epode soon took a firm place in choral poetry, which it lost when that branch of literature declined. But it extended beyond the ode, and in the early dramatists we find numerous examples of monolo|