Definition of Epigons
1. epigon [n] - See also: epigon
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Literary usage of Epigons
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"It seems to me a bit weak to call a man 'the most talented of Schonberg's epigons,' but I suppose it is meant for a compliment. BUDAPEST, Vienna, Paris! ..."
2. Treaty of Peace with Germany by Germany (1918- ), Germany (1918- ) Treaties, etc. 1918-, Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920), United States Congress Senate, Germany, etc. 1918 Treaties, June 28 Treaty with Germany, 1919 (1919)
"... and these epigons are naive enough to enter into serious analysis <•;' it (the Wood pact1). ..."
3. The Constitutional and Political History of the United States by Brainerd, Ira Hutchinson, Hermann Von Holst, John Joseph Lalor, Paul Shorey (1881)
"... but it was only his successors—the epigons—his inferiors in both intellect and character, that could wax enthusiastic for a confederation with slavery ..."
4. Biblical Commentary on the Prophecies of Isaiah by Franz Delitzsch, Samuel Rolles Driver (1892)
"... (plur. of Berbert), probably epigons of the ancient Ethiopians, in the Zeitschrift fiir allg. Erdkunde, xvii. ..."
5. Droog Design: Spirit of the Nineties by Renny Ramakers, Gijs Bakker (1998)
"So too did the efforts of his epigons. Their products carry loaded titles, have ritual functions and are executed in exclusive materials. ..."
6. History of the Christian Philosophy of Religion from the Reformation to Kant by Bernhard Pünjer (1887)
"The heroes are followed by the epigons. The age of quick religious life and of free reformatory creativeness, is followed by the period of the Lutheran ..."
7. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1893)
"theory of an artificial disease by the drug action being set up, which drove out the natural one, the epigons in cynical carnali- zation cut down their ..."