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Definition of the noun Aulos

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  1. Any of a class of ancient Greek musical instruments resembling pipes or flutes.


Aulos is a French commune in the Ariège department in the Midi-Pyrénées region of south-western France.


aulos is a record label.


"Aulos" a.k.a. "Auļos…" is a musical album of Auļi.

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Aulos: An aulos or tibia was an ancient Greek wind instrument, depicted often in art and also attested by archaeology.

  • also known as Tibiae

Phrases with Aulos

  1. Theridion aulos
  2. species Theridion aulos

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Google previewMusic and Image in Classical Athens (2005)

by Sheramy Bundrick

A related interpretation suggests the aulos is a quintessentially Dionysian instrument, ...

Google previewThe Noblest Animate Motion (1997)

Speech, Physiology and Medicine in Pre-Cartesian Linguistic Thought by Jeffrey L. Wollock

The aulos is a double-reed wind instrument similar to the modern oboe. On the analogy, cf. Hommel (19l7:4l ...

Google previewConceptual Exploration (2016)

by Bernhard Ganter, Sergei Obiedkov

A kithara is a harp which, in Greek mythology, is the symbol of Apollo, while an aulos is an oboe-like instrument associated with Dionysus. The newly generated types are named using the naming mechanism described at the end of the ...

Google previewAristoxenus of Tarentum (2012)

Discussion by Carl A. Huffman

udGnow, “the aulos is an instrument involving not character but rather frenzy, and so ...

Google previewMusic of the Sirens (2006)

by Linda Austern, Inna Naroditskaya

The aulos is a wind instrument with a double reed; the plural is auloi, and in fact the performer generally plays two auloi simultaneously. The kithara is a stringed instrument (technically a box lyre) played with a plectrum. 10. A stamnos is a ...

Google previewIranian Music and Popular Entertainment (2015)

From Motrebi to Losanjelesi and Beyond by GJ Breyley, Sasan Fatemi

The aulos is a double-reed instrument that was ubiquitous in ancient Greece, and had a penetrating sound, like the sorna found in rural areas of Iran. 4 Popescu-Judetz, like many other scholars, has mistaken the appearance of the köçek ...

Google previewStringed Instruments of Ancient Greece (1989)

by Martha Maas, Jane McIntosh Snyder

the attendant is a youth, whereas an attendant who plays the aulos is usually a woman {the "flute-girl" mentioned in so many translations, though the aulos is a reed pipe somewhat like an oboe). It is more common for a guest to ...

Google previewA Picasso Portfolio (2010)

Prints from the Museum of Modern Art by Deborah Wye

The aulos is an instrument ...

Google previewHarvard Dictionary of Music (1969)

by Willi Apel

AUFSTR/CH AULOS Aufstrich [G.]. Up-bow. Auftakt [G.]. Upbeat. For Auftaktigkeit, see under Phrasing and articulation. Auftritt [G.]. Scene of an opera. Aufzug [G.]. Act of an opera. Augenmusik [G.]. See Eye music. Augmentation and diminution.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Greek aulos "a tube, flute" and kaulos "stalk." Aulacothele Monv. Cactaceae Aulojusticia Lindau Acanthaceae Origins: Origins: From the Greek aulax, aulakos "a furrow" and thele "nip- From the Greek aulos "a tube, flute" and the genus Justicia ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Britannica (1922)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

aulos.” and the Roman tibia, which likewise consisted of a simple cylindrical pipe of which the air column was set in vibration, at first by a ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

— n autorno bilism — n automo - billst [Gr aulos self, and L mdbilis mobile] automorphism o-lo-mor fi:m. n ascription to others of one's own characteristics; isomorphism of an algebraic system with ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

(aulos, a pipe, Gr.) Pertaining to pipes. AULic, aw"lik, a. (aulicus, Lat.) Pertaining to a court. AULoLEPIs, aw-lol'e-pis, s. A genus of fossil cycloid fishes, found in the Chalk formation. AULoPIs, aw'lo-pis, s. (aulos, a pipe, and pous, a foot or fin, ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)

by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)

(aulos, a pipe, Gr.) Pertaining to pipes. AULic, aw"lik, a. (aulicus, Lat.) Pertaining to a court. AULoLEPIs, aw-lol'e-pis, s. A genus of fossil cycloid fishes, found in the Chalk formation. AULopis, aw'lo-pis, s. (aulos, a pipe, and pous, a foot or fin, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

AULOS, a Grecian long measure, the same with stadium. (1.) Aulos, in ichthyology, a name used by several ancient authors for the Sole N or razor-fish.

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Grasses (2007)

by Harold T. Clifford, Peter D. Bostock

The glumes are concave with five longitudinal villous furrows Aulaxia See Aulaxanthus auletic-a, -us Gk aulos, flute ; ...

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Small photo of GREECE - CIRCA 1985: Marsyas greek mythology satyr plays aulos double flute on music challenge against Apollo ancient god of music and the arts. Illustration on vintage Hellenic Post postage stamp. More...

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