OTHER WORDS FROM TheocritusThe·oc·ri·te·an [thee-ok-ri-tee-uh n] /θiˌɒk rɪˈti ən/, The·oc·ri·tan, adjective
Examples from the Web for theocritus
"Let me get something for myself," he says, like the churl in Theocritus.
It is the literal translation of a poem by Theocritus, a light in the ancient literature of the Greeks.Skookum Chuck Fables|Skookum Chuck (pseud for R.D. Cumming)
Among the best known of the men of letters who came to Alexandria to enjoy the patronage of Philadelphus was Theocritus.
And just as truly there is a sort of Theocritus poetry about sheep.The River and I|John G. Neihardt
This epigram may have been added by the first editor of Theocritus, Artemidorus the Grammarian.Theocritus, Bion and Moschus|Theocritus