Definition of Maenads

1. Noun. (plural of maenad) ¹



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Definition of Maenads

1. maenad [n] - See also: maenad

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maenads

maedi virus
maegashira
maegbot
maegbote
maegth
maegthen
maelid
maelids
maelstrom
maelstroms
maenad
maenades
maenadic
maenadism
maenadisms
maenads (current term)
maenor
maenors
maerl
maerls
maes
maestoso
maestosos
maestri
maestricht monitor
maestro
maestro di cappella
maestrolike
maestros
maezumo

Literary usage of Maenads

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1. Greek and Roman [mythology] by William Sherwood Fox (1916)
"maenads and Bacchantes. — The maenads and Bacchantes were the spirits of the wild conceived as feminine. Although they were much less gross than their male ..."

2. History of Ancient Pottery: Greek, Etruscan, and Roman by Henry Beauchamp Walters, Samuel Birch (1905)
"... and maenads, who appear either in the wine-god's company or by themselves. Dionysos is generally accompanied by one or more maenads or ..."

3. The Mythology of All Races by Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, John Arnott MacCulloch (1916)
"maenads and Bacchantes. — The maenads and Bacchantes were the spirits of the wild conceived as feminine. Although they were much less gross than their male ..."

4. Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion by Jane Ellen Harrison (1903)
"vni] The maenads . at least may mean will be considered later (p. ... THE maenads. It is refreshing to turn from the dissolute crew of Satyrs to the ..."

5. Renaissance in Italy: The Fine Arts by John Addington Symonds (1906)
"... Cento—Its Dramatic Qualities—Chorus of maenads—Poliziano s Love Poems—Rispetti —Florentine Love—La Bella Simonetta—Study and Country Life. ..."

6. Mythology & Monuments of Ancient Athens: Being a Translation of a Portion of by Pausanias, Jane Ellen Harrison, Margaret de Gaudrion Merrifield Verrall (1890)
"... almost circling round the altar is the ring of maenads, broken in part into groups of two, dancing their simple ..."

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