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Meaning of "symposiarch" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SYMPOSIARCH

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PRONUNCIATION OF SYMPOSIARCH

symposiarch  [sɪmˈpəʊzɪˌɑːk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SYMPOSIARCH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Symposiarch is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SYMPOSIARCH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

symposiarch

Symposium

In ancient Greece, the symposium was a drinking party. Literary works that describe or take place at a symposium include two Socratic dialogues, Plato's Symposium and Xenophon's Symposium, as well as a number of Greek poems such as the elegies of Theognis of Megara. Symposia are depicted in Greek and Etruscan art that shows similar scenes. The equivalent in Roman society is the Latin convivium.

Definition of symposiarch in the English dictionary

The definition of symposiarch in the dictionary is the president of a symposium, esp in classical Greece.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SYMPOSIARCH


at.
ɑːk
bookmark
ˈbʊkˌmɑːk
dark
dɑːk
dat.
dɑːk
Denmark
ˈdɛnmɑːk
ecclesiarch
ɪˈkliːzɪˌɑːk
endarch
ˈɛndˌɑːk
gymnasiarch
dʒɪmˈneɪzɪˌɑːk
heresiarch
hɪˈriːzɪˌɑːk
Iraq
ɪˈrɑːk
lat.
lɑːk
marc
mɑːk
mark
mɑːk
matriarch
ˈmeɪtrɪˌɑːk
navarch
ˈnævˌɑːk
omniarch
ˈɒmnɪˌɑːk
park
pɑːk
patriarch
ˈpeɪtrɪˌɑːk
polyarch
ˈpɒlɪˌɑːk
scholarch
ˈskɒlˌɑːk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SYMPOSIARCH

symplast
symplastic
symploce
sympodia
sympodial
sympodially
sympodium
symposia
symposiac
symposial
symposiast
symposium
symptom
symptomatic
symptomatically
symptomatise
symptomatize
symptomatologic
symptomatology
symptomless

WORDS THAT END LIKE SYMPOSIARCH

applied research
arch
chiliarch
cornstarch
diarch
global search
job search
march
market research
marketing research
monarch
operational research
operations research
research
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starch
taxiarch
the Long March
triarch
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Synonyms and antonyms of symposiarch in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «symposiarch» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SYMPOSIARCH

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Translator English - Chinese

symposiarch
1,325 millions of speakers

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symposiarch
570 millions of speakers

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symposiarch
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

symposiarch
380 millions of speakers
ar

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symposiarch
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

symposiarch
278 millions of speakers

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symposiarch
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

symposiarch
260 millions of speakers

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symposiarch
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Simposium
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

symposiarch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

symposiarch
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

symposiarch
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Simpen
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

symposiarch
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கருத்தரங்கத் தலைவர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चर्चासत्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

symposiarch
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

simposiarca
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

symposiarch
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

symposiarch
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

symposiarch
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

symposiarch
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

symposiarch
14 millions of speakers
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symposiarch
10 millions of speakers
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symposiarch
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of symposiarch

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SYMPOSIARCH»

The term «symposiarch» is barely ever used and occupies the 195.087 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SYMPOSIARCH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about symposiarch

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SYMPOSIARCH»

Discover the use of symposiarch in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to symposiarch and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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From Symposium to Eucharist: The Banquet in the Early ...
The Symposiarch. A symposium often began with the selection of a presiding officer or "symposiarch" from the number of the participants. The symposiarch then set the rules for the drinking party to follow. In Plato's Symposium Agathon's  ...
Dennis Edwin Smith
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Roman Palmyra: Identity, Community, and State Formation
For example, in A.D. 117 the council set up a statue for Zebida, son of Shoadu Taimashamsh, who had received testimonial from the god Yarhibol, during his term as symposiarch of the priests of Bel (brbnwt mrzhwth aly kmry bl)?” Also, much ...
Andrew M. Smith II, 2013
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Erotic Wisdom: Philosophy and Intermediacy in Plato's Symposium
Some commentators have taken Eryximachus to be the symposiarch. See Christopher Gill's introduction to his translation of The Symposium (London: Penguin, 2003), xii–xiii; Jamey Hecht, Plato's Symposium: Erôs and the Human ...
Gary Alan Scott, William A. Welton, 2008
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Subversive Meals: An Analysis of the Lord's Supper under ...
Formal meals were sponsored often by a host, usually a patron, who often selected a symposiarch or president of the feast to choreograph all aspects of the evening's affairs.22 usually a different symposiarch was chosen for each meal.
R. Alan Streett, 2013
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Roman Lyric: Collected Papers on Catullus and Horace
A symposiarch had two chief duties in antiquity. The first was to determine the proportion of water to wine in the company's drink. Horace determines this in Odes 3.9, where he is also magister bibendi. The symposiarch's second duty was to ...
Francis Cairns, 2012
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A History of Food
The lord of the feast, the symposiarch, personally supervised the dilution of wine to be drunk at his table. Achilles, receiving the ambassadors of Agamemnon at dinner, told Patroclus: 'Set forth a larger bowl, thou son of Menoetius; mingle ...
Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat, 2009
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The Masks of Dionysos: A Commentary on Plato's Symposium
3 The Symposiarch Although Eryximakhos proposes the subject for the evening's discussion, the fact that he attributes it to Phaidros seems to be enough to give Phaidros the office of Symposiarch,27 the master of the feast. Although nothing is  ...
Daniel E. Anderson, 1993
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Recovering the Love Feast: Broadening Our Eucharistic ...
Water was then added, in varying proportions, to dilute the wine. hal taussig explains that the “action of a libation generally included the symposiarch pouring a small bit of wine into a cup, dedicating the cup to a god, pouring some of the wine ...
Paul Fike Stutzman, 2011
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Greece
There was a running debare in Arhenian sociery abour rhe mix, and even over wherher rhe symposiarch (rhe roasrmasrer) should pour warer inro wine or rhe orher way round. This was serious business, for only barbarians drank unmixed ...
Richard Sterling, Georgia Dacakis, Kate Reeves, 2002
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In the Bubble: Designing in a Complex World
The symposiarch was responsible for the success of their banquets in two ways: first, from his elevated position he made sure that the intellectual goals of dialogue were attained; second, it was also his responsibility to make sure that none of ...
John Thackara, 2006

6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SYMPOSIARCH»

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Las investiduras
... CEM-bot, Rubengeta, Durero, Symposiarch, Martínhache, Thijs!bot, Pa13ra, RoyFocker, Cratón, Isha, JAnDbot, Azedarac, Lecuona, Gsrdzl, TXiKiBoT, Rei-bot ... «BolPress, Jul 15»
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Siete cosas que probablemente no sabes del vino
Un simposio sería supervisado por un "symposiarch", una versión antigua de un sumiller, quien decidiría qué tipo de vino se servía en función del tema a ... «Vinetur, Jun 15»
3
Spritz, a Cocktail for the Italian Lifestyle
In ancient Greece, the symposiarch was not only the master of a party, but also the person charged with establishing what to drink—the correct mixture water and ... «Palate Pres, Jun 12»
4
Everything in Moderation: Reflections on Furniture, Volcanoes …
... India, Cynthia Smith, curator of socially responsible design at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, John Thackara, symposiarch and founder/director ... «Core77.com, Apr 10»
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The Tipsy Hero
... the careful watch of a symposiarch (a sort of strict toastmaster). The most famous of these is described in Plato's “Symposium,” where Socrates and his friends, ... «New York Times Blogs, Jan 09»
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Serious Drinking: Vases of the Greek Symposium on View at …
Certain rules were devised under the auspices of a designated leader, the symposiarch or banquet master, who regulated the socializing of his guests. It was he ... «Art Daily, Sep 08»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Symposiarch [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/symposiarch>. Jul 2020 ».
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