theocritan

Theocritus

[thee-ok-ri-tuhs]
noun
flourished c270 b.c, Greek poet.

Theocritean [thee-ok-ri-tee-uhn] , Theocritan, adjective
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Theocritus (θɪˈɒkrɪtəs)
 
n
?310--?250 bc, Greek poet, born in Syracuse. He wrote the first pastoral poems in Greek literature and was closely imitated by Virgil
 
The'ocritan
 
adj, —n
 
Theocritean
 
adj, —n

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