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Euripides

Definition:

one of the greatest tragic dramatists of ancient Greece (born: 480 BC – died: 406 BC)

Class:

person noun (people)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Ancient Greek Εὐριπίδης.
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Euripides
(Born: about 480 BC, Salamís – Died: C. 406 BC, Macedonia)

one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him but according to the Suda it was ninety-two at most. Of these, eighteen or nineteen have... (40 of 9763 words, pronunciations, 3 images)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

Euripides [Greek dramatist]
(Born: about 484 BC, Athens [Greece] – Died: 406, Macedonia)

last of classical Athens's three great tragic dramatists, following Aeschylus and Sophocles. Life and career Table Of Contents It's possible to ... (21 of 408 words, 2 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/195618​/Euripides

Collins Dictionary:

Euripides
(Born: about 480 BC – Died: 406 BC)

Greek tragic dramatist. His plays, 18 of which are extant, include "Alcestis, Medea, Hippolytus, Hecuba, Trojan Women, Electra, Iphigeneia in Tauris, ... (21 of 398 words, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/euripides

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Euripides

480 or 485-406 BC, Greek tragic dramatist, ranking with Aeschylus and Sophocles. Born in Attica, he lived in Athens most of his life, though he spent ... (26 of 363 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/people​/A​0817871​.html

Oxford Dictionary:

Euripides

(480-about 406 BC) , Greek dramatist. His nineteen surviving plays show important innovations in the handling of traditional myths, such as the ... (22 of 65 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Euripides

American Heritage Dictionary:

Euripides | Euripidean [adjective, related]
(Born: about 480 BC – Died: 406 BC)

Greek dramatist who ranks with Sophocles and Aeschylus as the greatest classical tragedians. He wrote more than 90 tragedies, although only 18, ... (22 of 39 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/euripides

Wiktionary:

Euripides

A Greek tragedian (about 480-406 BCE); Euripides was the last of the three great tragedians of classical Athens. | A male given name, mostly representing a transliteraion of the modern Greek Ευριπίδης. (31 of 39 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Euripides

Merriam-Webster:

Euripides | Euripidean [adjective, related]

about 484-406 BC Greek dramatist (5 of 15 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/euripides

New World Dictionary:

Euripides | Euripidean [adjective, related]
(Born: 480 BC – Died: 406 BC)

Greek writer of tragedies (4 of 13 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/euripides

Random House Dictionary:

Euripides
(Born: about 480 BC – Died: about 406 BC)

Greek dramatist. (2 of 11 words, pronunciation)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

dramatist [countable, theater, formal] | dramatists [plural]

someone who writes plays (4 of 31 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/dramatist

Cambridge Dictionary:

dramatist

a person who writes plays (5 of 11 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/dramatist

Encarta Dictionary:

dramatist | dramatists [plural]

a writer of plays for the stage, television, or radio (10 of 21 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861606437​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Wiktionary:

Euripides

Origin: Ancient Greek Εὐριπίδης.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Euripides

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

Euripides

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Euripides"

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the Free Dictionary:

Euripides

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Euripides"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Euripides"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Euripides

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Euripides"

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YourDictionary Audio:

Euripides

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Euripides" by speech synthesizer

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