- a song or poem written to celebrate a marriage.
Origin of prothalamion
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Historical Examples of prothalamion
The Prothalamion contains a final record of his disappointments in England.
It is a bridal ode (Prothalamion), to celebrate the marriage of two daughters of the Earl of Worcester, written late in 1596.
Among the minor poems of Spenser the most delightful were his Prothalamion and Epithalamion.From Chaucer to Tennyson
Henry A. Beers
- a song or poem in celebration of a marriage