AEsopic
AEsopic \[AE]*sop"ic\, Esopic \E*sop"ic\, a. [L. Aesopicus, Gr. ?.] Same as {[AE]sopian}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Aesopic — (adj.) 1927, in reference to Soviet literary censorship: obscure or ambiguous writing, often allegorical, which disguises dissent, from AESOP (Cf. Aesop) + IC (Cf. ic). The term (Russian ezopovskii, 1875) arose under the Tsars and the style was… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Aesopic — adjective see Aesopian …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aesopic — ae·sop·ic …   English syllables

  • aesopic — adjective see aesopian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Esopic — AEsopic [AE]*sop ic, Esopic E*sop ic, a. [L. Aesopicus, Gr. ?.] Same as {[AE]sopian}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aesop's Fables — or Aesopica refers to a collection of fables credited to Aesop (620 ndash;560 BC), a slave and story teller who lived in Ancient Greece. Aesop s Fables have become a blanket term for collections of brief fables, usually involving anthropomorphic… …   Wikipedia

  • Reifarth — Gert Reifarth (* 1968 in der DDR), ist ein deutscher Literatur und Kulturwissenschaftler sowie Theatermacher. Reifarth studierte 1987 1993 Germanistik und Anglistik in Jena, arbeitete 1994 1999 als Germanistik und Sprachdozent in Galway/Irland,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aesop — (also spelled Æsop, from the Greek Unicode|Αἴσωπος Aisōpos ) (620 560 BC), known only for the genre of fables ascribed to him, was by tradition a slave ( δούλος ) who was a contemporary of Croesus and Peisistratus in the mid sixth century BC in… …   Wikipedia

  • Gert Reifarth — (* 1968 in der DDR), ist ein deutscher Literatur und Kulturwissenschaftler sowie Theatermacher. Leben Reifarth studierte 1987–1993 Germanistik und Anglistik in Jena, arbeitete 1994–1999 als Germanistik und Sprachdozent in Galway/Irland, 2000–2003 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aesopian — also Aesopic adjective Date: 1728 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Aesop or his fables 2. conveying an innocent meaning to an outsider but a hidden meaning to a member of a conspiracy or underground movement < Aesopian language > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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