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  • noun Plural form of acroama.

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Examples

  • And even these are not allowed to pall upon the mental palate, being mingled with anecdotes and short tales, such as the Hermits (iii. 125), with biographical or literary episodes, acroamata, table-talk and analects where humorous Rabelaisian anecdote finds a place; in fact the fabliau or novella.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Here too they are mixed up with anecdotes and acroamata after the fashion of The

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The Histories and historical anecdotes, analects, and acroamata, in which the names, when not used achronistically by the editor or copier, give unerring data for the earliest date à quo and which, by the mode of treatment, suggest the latest.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Hermits (iii. 125), with biographical or literary episodes, acroamata, table-talk and analects where humorous Rabelaisian anecdote finds a place; in fact the fabliau or novella.

    Arabian nights. English

  • The Histories and historical anecdotes, analects, and acroamata, in which the names, when not used achronistically by the editor or copier, give unerring data for the earliest date à quo and which, by the mode of treatment, suggest the latest.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Here too they are mixed up with anecdotes and acroamata after the fashion of The Nights, suggesting great antiquity for this style of composition.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Suetonius says of Augustus (c. 74) that at feasts he introduced _acroamata et histriones_.

    Conspiracy of Catiline and the Jurgurthine War

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