Definition of Pindar in English:

Pindar

Syllabification: Pin·dar
Pronunciation: /ˈpindər, -ˌdär
 
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  • (Circa 518-circa 438 bc), Greek lyric poet. He is noted for his odes (the Epinikia), which celebrate victories in athletic contests at Olympia and elsewhere and relate them to religious and moral themes.

Derivatives

Pindaric

Pronunciation: /pinˈdarik/
adjective
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  • With a few notable exceptions, such as Tennyson's Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington, the Pindaric ode was not congenial to Victorian sensibilities.
  • With its twin roots in the Pindaric and the Horatian forms, the ode has always accommodated the vocal and the choral.
  • The centrepiece is a set of Pindaric odes about history, poetry, politics and love, each 23 lines long and preceded by an epigraph from the diaries of the poet Cesare Pavese.

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