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- n. Plural form of epicede.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Plural of epicedium.
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And this warmth of feeling becomes unmistakable in the _epicedia_ on his father and his adopted son, and again in the poem addressed to his wife.
And Martial's epitaphs and epicedia at their best have in their slight way an almost unique charm.
Many epicedia, or copies of verfes in praife of him after his death, were publifhed by the Arab poets of that age; the beft of which feems to have been one written by Shablo'ddawla, preferred by Abu'l-Faraj *.
'epithalamia,' he wrote and printed 'epicedia,' a mistake which he corrected with the greatest coolness on the following day thus: 'For