Related formsEu·rip·i·de·an, adjective
Examples from the Web for euripides
Aristophanes was a good judge of poetry, yet how ill he judged of Euripides!Ernest Maltravers, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Euripides contrasts the sun-lit mountain flats of Persia with the wintry land of Media and the citadels of Bactria.The History of Antiquity|Max Duncker
The ancient references to the facts of Euripides' life are admirably collected in vol.
Euripides, we are informed, lived to receive the thanks of several among these unhappy sufferers, after their return to Athens.Vistas in Sicily|Arthur Stanley Riggs
But as illustrating the life of Euripides there are one or two special points in it that claim notice.
British Dictionary definitions for euripides
Culture definitions for euripides
An ancient Greek dramatist. He was the author of numerous tragedies, including the Bacchae, Medea, and The Trojan Women. He often used the device of deus ex machina (literally, “a god from the machine”) to resolve his plots.