- alcaic Prosody [al'keɪɪk]adjective written in or denoting a verse metre occurring in four-line stanzas.noun (alcaics) alcaic verse.OriginC17: via late L. from Gk alkaikos, from Alkaios Alcaeus (c.620–c.580 BC), Greek lyric poet.
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Strophe — (Greek , turn, bend, twist , see also phrase) is a concept in versification which properly means a turn, as from one foot to another, or from one side of a chorus to the other. A strophe is also the part of the ode that the chorus chants as it… … Wikipedia