Theocritus

[thee-ok-ri-tuh s]
Related formsThe·oc·ri·te·an [thee-ok-ri-tee-uh n] /θiˌɒk rɪˈti ən/, The·oc·ri·tan, adjective
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Theocritus

noun
  1. ?310–?250 bc, Greek poet, born in Syracuse. He wrote the first pastoral poems in Greek literature and was closely imitated by Virgil
Derived FormsTheocritan or Theocritean (θɪˌɒkrɪˈtiːən), adjective, noun
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