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Daemon
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arcadian

(adjective) (Used with regard to idealized country life) Idyllically rustic.

Synonyms: bucolic, pastoral

Usage: Often she found herself dreaming of the arcadian days of her people, when they had not lived in cities nor been vexed with labor unions and employers' associations.
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arcadian
Definition: (adjective) (Used with regard to idealized country life) Idyllically rustic.
Synonyms: bucolic, pastoral
Usage: Often she found herself dreaming of the arcadian days of her people, when they had not lived in cities nor been vexed with labor unions and employers' associations.
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Arcadian





Definition of Arcadian

1 Often not capitalized : a person who lives a simple quiet life
2: a native or inhabitant of Arcadia
3: the dialect of ancient Greek used in Arcadia
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Recent investigations in the field of Greek dialectology have chosen to restrict the term "Aeolic" to the dialect of Lesbos and of the adjacent mainland. Formerly "Aeolic" referred with more or less fluctuating usage to Lesbian, Thessalian, Boetian, Elean, Arcadian, and Cyprian. This delimitation of "Aeolic" is the result of that revolution in the study of the Hellenistic dialects which has broken definitely with the old-time division of Strabo. (...) The connection between Arcadian and Cyprian is perhaps closest to that that between any other dialects of Hellas, that have at the same time such varied points of divergence.

-Transactions of the American Philological Association 1887-88, Volume XVIII-XIX, published by the Association, Boston Press of J.S. Cushing & Co. 1888; and there, Chapter V, The Arcado-Cyprian Dialect by Herbert Weir Smyth, Ph.D.

This publication can be considered in the context of time before Turkish expulsion of remaining, still alive, Greek population in the 1922. In the result, there is no more Smyrna, Sinope etc, etc.
In the European Renaissance arts, Arcadia was celebrated as an idealistic, unspoiled wilderness. This seems to be suspicious as the same Arcadia was one of the centres of the Greek War of Independence after, in certain areas, more than 500 years of occupation. Nevertheless, it may be explained by focusing on the European powers seeking alliance with Ottoman Empire at that time.
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Arcadian.- Idillycally rustic.
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arcadian
Definition: (adjective) (Used with regard to idealized country life) Idyllically rustic.
Synonyms: bucolic, pastoral
Usage: Often she found herself dreaming of the arcadian days of her people, when they had not lived in cities nor been vexed with labor unions and employers' associations.
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