Definition of Iambists

1. iambist [n] - See also: iambist



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iambists

iTouch
iTouches
iWar
iWars
iaido
iamatology
iamb
iambi
iambic
iambic pentameter
iambical
iambically
iambick
iambics
iambist
iambists (current term)
iambize
iambized
iambizes
iambizing
iambs
iambus
iambuses
ianfu
ianthina
ianthine
ianthinite
iatraliptic
iatraliptics
iatrapistic

Literary usage of Iambists

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

1. The Sounds and Inflections of the Greek Dialects by Herbert Weir Smyth (1894)
"The language of the iambists, when supported by that of the inscriptions, is the surest warrant of the Ionic character of any form, ef. * 92. ..."

2. The Golden Treasury of Ancient Greek Poetry by Robert Samuel Wright, Evelyn Abbott (1889)
"The iambists and lyrists had brought language and metre into a shape well adapted for simple yet poetical expression of common subjects. ..."

3. A History of Classical Greek Literature by John Pentland Mahaffy (1895)
"This brings us for the first time into contact with the true lyric poets of Greece, who, however, have been so constantly confounded with iambists and ..."

4. Babrius by Babrius, William Gunion Rutherford (1883)
"Pygmies, mythical enmity between pygmies and cranes, p. 32*. RELATIVE, Latin usage of the, in late Greek, p. Ixv. Resolved feet in Greek iambists, pp. xv, ..."

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