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Definition of the adjective aeschylean

What does aeschylean mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. of or relating to or in the manner of Aeschylus

Alternative definition of the adjective aeschylean


  1. Of or relating to Aeschylus, an ancient Greek dramatic poet.

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Google previewDictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory (2012)

by J. A. Cuddon

Aeschylean. In the manner or style of Aeschylus (525-456 BC), the oldest of the great Greek tragedians whose works are currently extant (e.g. the Oresteian trilogy). Thus - sombre, magnificent, lofty, possessing grandeur.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature (2012)

A - G. by Frederick Burwick

Aeschylean density, the Sophoclean addition of a third character, and Euripidean flexibility of form are all exploited in this drama. In spite, or perhaps because of, this close engagement with Aeschylus's technique in particular, both of Shelley's ...

Google previewA Milton Encyclopedia (1983)

by William Bridges Hunter

What Milton did, in effect, in terms of Greek drama*, was to return to the earlier two-character Aeschylean tragedy, rather than to the models of Sophocles or Euripides in which a third character was added. Despite its striking resemblances to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Bible: Kabzeel-Red-heifer (1863)

by Sir William Smith

There is a remarkable concurrence between the Aeschylean description of the disease which was to produce " lichens coursing over the flesh, eroding with fierce voracity the former natural structure, and white hairs shooting up over the part ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

suf belonging to; like (Aeschylean, European) ebon- [Gr. ebenos, ebony tree ] base black (ebonize, ebony) ebriet- [L. ebrietas, drunkenness] base drunkenness (ebriecation, ebriety) ebullio- [L. ebullire, to bubble out] base boiling ...

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Scrabble value of A1E1S1C3H4Y4L1E1A1N1

The value of this 10-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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