Definition of Ephebe

1. Noun. A young man, especially an 18-20 year old in ancient Greece undergoing military training. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ephebe

1. ephebus [n -S] : EPHEBIC [adj] - See also: ephebus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ephebe

epershand
epershands
eperythrozoon
eperythrozoonosis
epexegeses
epexegesis
epexegetic
epexegetical
epexegetically
epha
ephah
ephahs
ephapse
ephaptic
ephas
ephebe (current term)
ephebes
ephebi
ephebic
ephebiphobia
ephebiphobias
epheboi
ephebology
ephebophilic
ephebos
ephebus
ephedras

Literary usage of Ephebe

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

1. Classical Studies in Honour of Henry Drisler by Henry Drisler (1894)
"1010. , s. of ios, ephebe, III. 1132. , s. of kl]es, mover of decree, II. 187. , a. of os, ephebe, III. 1114. , s. of os, ephebe, III. 1132. , g. of os, ..."

2. Classical Studies in Honour of Henry Drisler by Henry Drisler (1894)
"1010. , s. of ios, ephebe, III. 1132. , B. of kl]es, mover of decree, H. 187. , s. of os, ... 1114. , a. of os, ephebe, In. 1132. , s. of os, ephebe, HI. ..."

3. Attic Grave Reliefs That Represent Women in the Dress of Isis by Elizabeth J. Walters (1988)
"According to Follet, Patron, who was an ephebe in the middle of the 2nd century after Christ, could be the son of the same ..."

4. Genera Lichenum: An Arrangement of the North American Lichens by Edward Tuckerman (1872)
"And though ephebe pubes- cens, Fr. (Scytonema dein ... We are next carried a step further by the mature structure of ephebe, Fr., wherein a medullary centre ..."

5. Catalogue of the Collection of Assyrian, Babylonian, Egyptian, Greek by Bram Hertz (1851)
"1016 An ephebe, clad in the chlamys, with the pedum and mask in his hands, ... 1017 An ephebe, who is bending forwards, grasping a goat by the horns with ..."

6. Antigonos Gonatas by William Woodthorpe Tarn (1913)
"The ephebe lists show that the conscription, if "9 Phokis; 3500in 279; Paus. ... This is much higher than Bevolkerung, 172, where the ephebe lists would ..."

7. Hiatus in Greek Melic Poetry by Edward Bull Clapp (1904)
"The time of this confession of impotence is surely worth investigating. Its determination rests largely with the ephebe-list I ..."

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