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Lasus

(lā`səs), fl. 6th cent. B.C., Greek poet from the town of Hermione in Argolis. He is said to have been Pindar's teacher. Lasus contributed to the development of the dithyrambdithyramb
, in ancient Greece, hymn to the god Dionysus, choral lyric with exchanges between the leader and the chorus. It arose, probably, in the extemporaneous songs of the Dionysiac festivals and was developed (according to tradition, by Arion) into the literary form to be
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LASOS is organized by RCI under the official sponsorship of TORE (Tourism Oriented Real Estate Advisory and Consulting) and will feature more than 50 speakers of international stature, who will share their experience and knowledge.
Keeping with tradition, prior to the commencement of LASOS, a forum will be held at Leisure Real Estate University, which through lectures, panel discussions and technical visits to the main tourist developments in Punta Cana will provide the opportunity to learn about business models and strategies that have contributed significantly to the growth and development of the tourism industry in Latin America.
Hungary's coach Lasos Meszaros has been criticised for giving former NBA player Kornel David - hailed as the best Hungarian product ever - only ten minutes of playing time against Switzerland.
One might point out these lines to those who deny Lasos of Hermione's authorship of the asigmatic song entitled Centaurs.
The latter term, taken to mean `songs composed without the use of sigma', was connected unequivocally to its earliest and best-known practitioner, the sixth-century musician Lasos of Hermione, who was said to have been Pindar's teacher.(5) The [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] in question has been thought to refer to the riddle posed by the absence of `s' in asigmatic lyric composition;(6) but Clearchus may have been alluding to a particular [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], whose riddling terms were echoed in Pindar's lines.(7) Athenaeus and others appear to have understood it to mean the riddle posed by Pindar's own words which, despite sundry attempts at explanation and restoration, have hitherto eluded definitive interpretation.(8)
being worthless, it was not used at all by Lasos. This would be, as they acknowledged, a tortuous way of saying that Lasos had avoided s in composition.
It is scarcely credible, and ultimately there is no evidence, that in Lasos' or even Arion's time a dialectally variant s was peculiar to this genre.
The tourism forum, LASOS (Latin American Shared Ownership Summit), is led by RCI, a global leader in the vacation ownership and tourism industries.
This year the focus of LASOS will be seeking to rebuild, rewrite and rethink the history of the tourism industry.