Euripidean
adjective see Euripides

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • euripidean — yə|ripə|dēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin euripideus Euripidean (from Greek euripideios, from Euripidēs Euripides, 5th century B.C. Greek playwright) + English an : of, relating to, or characteristic of Euripides or his… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Euripidean — See Euripides. * * * …   Universalium

  • Euripidean — adjective Of or related to Euripides, an ancient Greek tragedian …   Wiktionary

  • euripidean — eu·rip·i·de·an …   English syllables

  • Euripides — Euripidean, adj. /yoo rip i deez , yeuh /, n. c480 406? B.C., Greek dramatist. * * * born с 484, Athens died 406 BC, Macedonia Greek playwright. With Aeschylus and Sophocles, he is recognized as one of Athens s three great tragic dramatists. An… …   Universalium

  • tragedy — /traj i dee/, n., pl. tragedies. 1. a dramatic composition, often in verse, dealing with a serious or somber theme, typically that of a great person destined through a flaw of character or conflict with some overpowering force, as fate or society …   Universalium

  • Greek mythology — Bust of Zeus, Otricoli (Sala Rotonda, Museo Pio Clementino, Vatican) Topics in Greek mythology Gods …   Wikipedia

  • Medea (play) — Medea Clio Danae Othoneou as Medea in Peter Stein s 2005 production at the Theatre at Epidaurus Written by Euripides …   Wikipedia

  • Euripides — biographical name circa 484 406 B.C. Greek dramatist • Euripidean adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Euripides — (Ancient Greek: polytonic|Εὐριπίδης) (ca. 480 BC–406 BC) was the last of the three great tragedians of classical Athens (the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles). Ancient scholars thought that Euripides had written ninety five plays, although …   Wikipedia

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