Choëphori

[ koh-ef-uh-rahy ]
/ koʊˈɛf əˌraɪ /

noun

a tragedy (458 b.c.) by Aeschylus.

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Also called The Libation-bearers.
Compare Oresteia.

Definition for libation-bearers (2 of 2)

Libation-bearers, The
[ lahy-bey-shuh n-bair-erz ]
/ laɪˈbeɪ ʃənˈbɛər ərz /

noun

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Example sentences from the Web for libation-bearers

  • Aeschylus in his Libation-Bearers had dealt with this theme on broad lines and with gorgeous intensity of imagination.

    Euripedes and His Age|Gilbert Murray
  • The Choephori (Libation-bearers), the second play of the trilogy, opens with the entry of Orestes.