TRIGONON , a small triangularharp, occasionally used by the
See also:ancient Greeks and probably derived from
See also:Assyria or
See also:Egypt . The trigonon is thought to be either a variety of the sambuca or identical with it . A trigonon is represented on one of the Athenian red-figured vases from Cameiros in the
See also:island of Rhodes, dating from the 5th century B.C., which are preserved in the
See also:British Museum . The triangle is here an irregular one, consisting of a narrow
See also:base to which one end of the
See also:string was fixed, while the second side, forming a slightly obtuse
See also:angle with the base, consisted of a wide and slightly curved sound-
See also:board pierced with holes through which the other end of the strings passed, being either knotted or
See also:round pegs . The third side of the triangle was formed by the strings themselves, the front pillar, which in.
See also:European harps plays such an important
See also:part, being always absent in these early
See also:instruments . A small harp of this kind having 20 strings was discovered at
See also:Thebes in 1823 . (K .
TRIGONOMETRY (from Gr. rpiywvov, a triangle, /ATpov...
TRIKKALA (anc. Triha)
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