Also Aeolian . the Greek dialect of ancient Aeolis and Thessaly.
Architecture. noting or pertaining to a capital used in the Greek territories of the eastern Aegean in the 7th and 6th centuries b.c., having two volutes rising from a shaft in opposite directions, and often having below them two convex rings of leaf ornament in the form of water-lily buds.
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How to use Aeolic in a sentence
It is to be remembered that as a patronymic Τελαμώνιος is an Aeolic formation.
We may assume then that they were not transmitted in written Aeolic.
And what need is there for supposing that an Aeolic poem must contain any Aeolic characters at all?
In the Iliad, as we have it, only a small proportion of the characters at most can be regarded as Aeolic.
The other Aeolic and Ionic leaders are distinctly less prominent.
British Dictionary definitions for Aeolic
of or relating to the Aeolians or their dialect
one of four chief dialects of Ancient Greek, spoken chiefly in Thessaly, Boeotia, and Aeolis
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