- a musical instrument of ancient Greece consisting of an elaborate wooden soundbox having two arms connected by a yoke to which the upper ends of the strings are attached.
Origin of kithara
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Apuleius speaks of a concert of flutes, kitharas, and chorus, and mentions its deliciously sweet effect.Music and Some Highly Musical People
James M. Trotter
- a variant of cithara
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