adjective see Aeschylus

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  • Aeschylean — See Aeschylus. * * * …   Universalium

  • Aeschylean — adjective Of or related to Aeschylus, an ancient Greek dramatic poet …   Wiktionary

  • aeschylean — aes·chy·le·an …   English syllables

  • Aeschylean — adjective of or relating to or in the manner of Aeschylus • Pertains to noun: ↑Aeschylus • Derivationally related forms: ↑Aeschylus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aeschylus — Aeschylean /es keuh lee euhn/ or, esp. Brit., /ee skeuh /, adj. /es keuh leuhs/ or, esp. Brit., /ee skeuh /, n. 525 456 B.C., Greek poet and dramatist. * * * born 525/524 died 456/455 BC, Gela, Sicily Greek tragic dramatist. He fought with the… …   Universalium

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  • List of eponymous adjectives in English — An eponymous adjective is an adjective which has been derived from the name of a person, real or fictional. Persons from whose name the adjectives have been derived are called eponyms.Following is a list of eponymous adjectives in English. A… …   Wikipedia

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