Definition of Atticist

1. one who uses atticisms [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Atticist

attestator
attested
attestedly
attester
attesters
attesteth
attesting
attestive
attestor
attestors
attests
attic
attic fan
atticism
atticisms
atticist (current term)
atticists
atticize
atticized
atticizes
atticizing
atticky
atticless
atticlike
atticomastoid
atticotomy
attics
attiguous
attiguousness
attilas

Literary usage of Atticist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of Greece from Its Commencement to the Close of the Independence by Adolf Holm (1898)
"2, 503), where the best atticist, L. Licinius Calvus, imitated Lysias, ... Who then was an atticist at all before and except Dionysius himself? 9. Bithynia. ..."

2. A History of Ancient Greek Literature by Gilbert Murray (1897)
"That is natural in the professional atticist, who could not forgive Polybius for writing the current common Greek of his time. ..."

3. Longinus On the Sublime: The Greek Text Edited After the Paris Manuscript by Longinus, Cassius Longinus, William Rhys Roberts, Arthur Sanders Way (1899)
"It cannot be assigned to the strict ' atticist ' school, the diction of which (as seen in Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Dion Chrysostom, Lucian, Aristeides, ..."

4. A History of Classical Scholarship by John Edwin Sandys (1906)
"In that age the chief representative of lexicography is the 'atticist', Aelius Dionysius, described by Suidas as a descendant of Dionysius of Halicarnassus ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"We possess another work of Phrynichus which is not mentioned by Photius, but is, perhaps, identical with the atticist mentioned by Suidas. ..."

6. Hermathena by Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland) (1883)
"Attic for the atticist means the language of the Old Comedy, Plato the philosopher, ... This being so, the modern atticist is at once convicted of temerity. ..."

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