Definition of Cretics

1. cretic [n] - See also: cretic



Lexicographical Neighbors of Cretics

crests
crests of nail bed
cresyl
cresyl blue
cresyl echt
cresyl violet acetate
cresylate
cresylic
cresylic acid
cresyls
creta
cretaceously
cretan dittany
crete dittany
cretic
cretics (current term)
cretinise
cretinised
cretinises
cretinising
cretinisms
cretinistic
cretinize
cretinized
cretinizes
cretinizing
cretinoid
cretinous

Literary usage of Cretics

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

1. The Grecian Drama: A Treatise on the Dramatic Literature of the Greeks by John Richard Darley, Aristotle (1840)
"Dimeter cretics are very much used both in tragedy and comedy, and commonly ... cretics are found beginning with an iambic anacrusis ; Sia Si 0 \\i\\n ..."

2. The Metres of the Greeks and Romans: A Manual for Schools and Private Study by Eduard Munk (1844)
"(b) cretics wit/i the irrational thesis. The Greek tragedians, and after them the older comic writers, allowed themselves, particularly in those choral ..."

3. Res Metrica: An Introduction to the Study of Greek & Roman Versification by William Ross Hardie (1920)
"cretics appear with some frequency in the earlier plays of Aristophanes, and they are common also in Roman comedy. The 'I\v£Vrai of Sophocles furnishes ..."

4. Prometheus by Aeschylus (1905)
"cretics predominate. www | _ www | _ (Two ... w | w | w | (Three cretics) w | /_ w | , \j \ \j \j ^_\j \ (Two ..."

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