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- n. Plural form of tetralogy.
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Why so many tetralogies, followed now by a quintet?
People still believe in Voodoo -- heart disease, VSD, hole in the heart, tetralogies.
Thrasyllus is famous for his edition of Plato's dialogues arranged into tetralogies, but he was a Platonist with strong Pythagorean leanings.
A suspected passage in Diogenes Laertius declares (III 56) that it was the custom to contend with tetralogies at four festivals, the Dionysia, Lenaea, Panathenaea, and Chytri.
There were great projects, vast and impossible, tetralogies, decalogies, pretending to depict everything in music, covering whole worlds.
The challenge of a Viv, a Khan, a Vaughan is surely pretty tame for a tongue trained now on tetralogies and polysyllabic eulogies?
FOR REASONS I can’t fathom, and perhaps don’t really need to fathom, both as reader and writer I have long been attracted to tetralogies.