The "dance-loving Kithara" relates to the central figure of her poem, Arion, an ancient Greek poet and the inventor of the dithyramb who, in the poem, takes "his god-like stand, / The cithara
in hand" (11.
Its likeness seems particularly clumsy when compared to the cithara
wielded by the mortal musician in the procession just below "Apollo.
He initially pursued his studies in Tours, where he played the cithara
in Bertrada's presence (perhaps in 1108), before deciding to go to Salerno and then Sicily, following in the footsteps of his mentor, the physician and bishop, John of Tours.
If he requested contentment, a sound mind, a sound body and continued mastery over his lyre (nec cithara
carentem, Odes 1.
Inde splendidae mensae et tibis, et scyphis; inde commessationes et ebrietates; inde cithara
, et lyra, et tibia; inde redundantia torcularia, et promptuaria plena, eructantia ex hoc in illud, Inde dolia pigmentaria, inde referta marsupia.
Rudat, "Chaucer's Merchant and His Shrewish Wife: The Justinus Crux and Augustinian Theology," Cithara
35 (1995), 25.
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Strabo wrote that 'as for the contests at Delphi, there was one in early times between cithara
players, who sang a paean in honour of the god .
Gyles (1947), Nero probably played the cithara
(a stringed instrument resembling a lyre), because he had coins and statues made with him dressed as a cithara
It depicts the Greek god Apollo sitting on a throne and holding the cithara
with his left arms.
Nam populus de mari Rubro egressus, choream duxisse, et Maria cure timpano legitur praecinuisse, et David ante arcam totis uiribus saltauit et cure cithara
psalmos cecinit, et Salomon circa altare cantores instituit, qui uoce, tuba, cimbalis, organis et aliis musicis instrumentis cantica personuisse leguntur.
In the second part, a repertory of church songs, Cithara
octocharda, from 1757 was included as the first and one of the largest repertories with lyrics in Latin and in Kaikavian dialect for choir and folk singing.