Greek Religion

nenia

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Definition: nenia
A dirge of lamentation and praise of a deceased person, sung to a flute accompaniment by a hired mourner. Named for Nenia, the goddess of funerary lamentation.
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Title nenia
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Last UpdatedJanuary 28, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/nenia
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MLA Citation “nenia.” ReligionFacts.com. 28 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021. <religionfacts.com/nenia>