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Agogo vs. Agoge

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Agogonoun

An agogo bell, a bell used in Yoruba and Brazilian music and typically played in pairs

Agogenoun

In ancient Greek music, tempo or pace; rhythmical movement.

Agogenoun

Melodic motion upward or downward by successive scale-steps: same as ductus in medieval music.

Agogenoun

(historical) A rigorous training regimen for Spartan men in preparation for army service.

Agoge

The agōgē (Greek: ἀγωγή in Attic Greek, or ἀγωγά, agōgā in Doric Greek) was the rigorous education and training program mandated for all male Spartan citizens, with the exception of the firstborn son in the ruling houses, Eurypontid and Agiad. The word agōgē had various meanings in Ancient Greek, and comes from the verb ἄγω (to lead).

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