noun (sometimes used with a plural verb)
Related formsAn·thes·te·ri·ac [an-thuh-steer-ee-ak] /ˌæn θəˈstɪər iˌæk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for anthesteria
We read of them in connexion with the Athenian festival of the Anthesteria, and that of the gardens of Adonis.
Of the festivals in the city, the Anthesteria, or Feast of Flowers, was of most interest to the fair sex.Greek Women|Mitchell Carroll
But was the Anthesteria a state festival, at which public sacrifices of cattle were made?
If the passage is worth anything, it adds new testimony that there were dramatic representations at the Anthesteria.
These officials are suggestive of those busy at the Anthesteria.