Definition of Iambists
1. iambist [n] - See also: iambist
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iambists
iambists (current term)
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, ..."