mingshey wrote:Anybody heard of " Kyrie eleison" as a cry for the general marching in triumph? I don't know the exact spelling and followingly, the morphology and meaning.
klewlis wrote:The only context in which I've heard that phrase is in early Christian writings and such (and even current liturgies). I don't know whether it predates that or not... though it would seem odd to have polytheistic Greek armies praying to a single "lord" (unless they meant the god of war).
Emma_85 wrote:Maybe the roman spelling originates from a time, when the eta was already being pronounced as it is today in modern Greek - like an i.
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