- a son of Menelaus and Helen who, with his illegitimate brother Megapenthes, expelled Helen from Sparta when Menelaus died.
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Examples from the Web for nicostratus
His three sons— Philippus, Araros and Nicostratus—were all comic poets.
And yet Hercules would esteem the brave though ugly Nicostratus as much as the beautiful Alcæus.Trips to the Moon
At Nicostratus's table we discoursed of those matters which the Athenians were to debate of in their next assembly.Essays and Miscellanies
Nicostratus followed close behind him, without a word, frequently slapping his thigh with his hand.
What, would you have me imitate Nicostratus the actor, reciting his tetrameters to the music of the fife?The Symposium