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Definition of the noun Alcestis
What does Alcestis mean as a name of something?
Alcestis is a genus of Tropiduchidae, described by Stål in 1860.
- synonym: genus Alcestis
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Arthropoda
- class: Insecta
- order: Hemiptera
- family: Tropiduchidae
Alcestis is a princess in Greek mythology, known for her love of her husband. Her story was popularised in Euripides's tragedy Alcestis. She was the daughter of Pelias, king of Iolcus, and either Anaxibia or Phylomache.
- also known as 阿尔克斯提斯
"Alcestis" is an Athenian tragedy by the ancient Greek playwright Euripides. It was first produced at the City Dionysia festival in 438 BCE. Euripides presented it as the final part of a tetralogy of unconnected plays in the competition of tragedies, for which he won second prize; this arrangement was exceptional, as the fourth part was normally a satyr play. Its ambiguous, tragicomic tone—which may be "cheerfully romantic" or "bitterly ironic"—has earned it the label of a "problem play." Alcestis is, possibly excepting the Rhesus, the oldest surviving work by Euripides, although at the time of its first performance he had been producing plays for 17 years.
- also known as "Euripides Alcestis"; "Euripides' Alcestis"; "Alcestic"; "Alceste.: Texte grec, accompagné d'une notice d'un argument analytique, de notes explicatives et conforme au texte de la grande édition"; "Alceste.: Notice et notes par Charles Georgin"; "Euripides' Alkestis"; Alcesti; Euripides Alcestis; Alcestic; Euripides' Alkestis; Alceste
- language: Ancient Greek
Phrases with Alcestis
Phrases starting with the word Alcestis:
- Alcestis ingens
- Alcestis lunata
- Alcestis romani
- Alcestis vitrea
- Alcestis docilis
- Alcestis instans
- Alcestis Mendosa
- Alcestis Similis
- Alcestis costalis
- Alcestis quadrata
- Alcestis Fulgurans
- Alcestis Granulata
Phrases ending with the word Alcestis:
- genus Alcestis
- Thecla Alcestis
- Tipula alcestis
- Melecta alcestis
- Trypeta alcestis
- Arhopala Alcestis
- Belenois Alcestis
- Speyeria Alcestis
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alcestis
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Euripides Our Contemporary (2014)
by J. Michael Walton
'Alcestis is a heroine of tragedy, but. 1 Introduction.
Euripides' Alcestis (2003)
The Alcestis is an ideal text for use in the third or fourth semester of Greek: it is short and can easily be read in a semester; the grammar is mosdy straightforward ; the story is easy to follow. Besides, it is a story with universal appeal. While it is ...
Theatre and Politics in Eighteenth-century Russia by Lurana Donnels O'Malley
Unlike the tightly woven Oedipus, Alcestis is a puzzling mix of mood and plot. D. J. Conacher notes the first scene between Apollo and Death as a possible hint of Greek drama's folk origins: the allegorical figure of Death, rarely seen in the ...
Art, Gender, and Commemoration in Alcestis, Hippolytus, and Hecuba by Charles Segal
The Alcestis is a domestic tragicomedy with a mixture of fairy-tale atmosphere and intense personal suffering that in the extant plays reappears again only in the Helen some two decades later. The Hippolytus explores the nature of passion , ...
A - G. by Frederick Burwick
Alcestis, meanwhile, is recoded within James Thomson's Edward and Eleanora, first produced in 1775 but revived at Drury Lane in 1796 and starring John Kemble and Sarah Siddons respectively in the titular roles. Although this play is ...
by Robert Collison
Ouk esti tous thanontas eis phaos molein EURIPIDES: Alcestis (Greek) There is no return to life from death. Brotois hapasi katthanein opheileta EURIPIDES: Alcestis (Greek) No mortal can escape death. Gignôske de Hös pasin hëmin ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Alcestis
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- Alcestis by Euripides (480-406 BC)
Alcestis by Euripides (480-406 BC) Translated by Gilbert Murray (1866-1957)...
Presented by NYU TSOA Department of Drama Spring 2010 GAP Season Alcestis Based on the play by Euripides Adapted by Kate Douglas & Constantine ...
- Vanessa Daou - Alcestis On The Poetry Circuit
Vanessa Daou Alcestis On The Poetry Circuit Zipless.
- Vivian Fine: Alcestis (1960)
Vivian Fine (1913-2000): Alcestis, suite dal balletto scritto per Martha Graham (1960) 1. Alcestis and Thanatos 2. Revelling Hercules 3. Battle of Hercules and ...
- Alcestis FREE Audio Book
Alcestis EURIPIDES (484 BC - 406 BC), translated by Gilbert MURRAY (1866 - 1957)Alcestis is the earliest surviving play by Euripides. Alcestis, the devoted ...
- Alcestis by Euripides
Alcestis is the earliest surviving play by Euripides. Alcestis, the devoted wife of King Admetus, has agreed to die in his place, and at the beginning of the play she ...
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Scrabble value of A1L1C3E1S1T1I1S1
The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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