Physallides (plurale tantum)
original: ? (Greek)
Bladder pipe: any type (even if foreign to the local tradition)
From Aristophanes (Ἀριστοφάνης, c.446 BC-ca.386 BC), »Lysistrata« (Λυσιστράτη; first performance: Athens, 411 BC); According to Galpin a bladder pipe; According to James Robson, however, "probably a form of bagpipe" (➺ Physeteria).
Galpin, Francis William: The music of the Sumerians, and their immediate successors: the Babylonians & Assyrians. Cambridge, 1937, p.68.
Robson, James: Aristophanes: an introduction. London/New York, 2009, p.141.
Podnos, Theodor H.: Bagpipes and tunings. Detroit, 1974, p.42 (»Galpin).