tetralogy


tetralogy
/te tral"euh jee, -trah"leuh-/, n., pl. tetralogies.
1. a series of four related dramas, operas, novels, etc.
2. a group of four dramas, three tragedies and one satyr play, performed consecutively at the festival of Dionysus in ancient Athens.
[1650-60; < Gk tetralogía. See TETRA-, -LOGY]

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