noun Classical Mythology.
Examples from the Web for alkestis
And she answered: "I will recite the last play he wrote from first to last—Alkestis—his strangest, saddest, sweetest song."
It is not, as was the case with Alkestis worked into the body of the poem; not welded, but inserted.An Introduction to the Study of Browning|Arthur Symons
His allegiance to this vow is an act, and it shall be for Alkestis the test of his entire loyalty.Robert Browning|Edward Dowden
He meets and conquers Death and brings back Alkestis alive to her husband.
Then there is the crux of the play—Alkestis is to die for Admetos, and does it.