Definitions

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  • n. An inhabitant or a resident of Thesprotia in western Epirus, Greece.

Etymologies

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From Thesprotia +‎ -ian

Examples

  • He sent me off first, for there happened to be a Thesprotian ship sailing for the wheat-growing island of Dulichium, but he showed me all treasure

    The Odyssey

  • Thesprotian ship, and has refuge at my station, so I will put him into your hands.

    The Odyssey

  • Thesprotian ship sailing for the wheat-growing island of Dulichium, and he told those in charge of her to be sure and take me safely to

    The Odyssey

  • We see by this poem that Odysseus was represented as the mythical ancestor of the Thesprotian kings, just as Neoptolemus was of the

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 01

  • Of Zeus, Thesprotian styled, and that strange thing

    Suppliant Maidens and Other Plays

  • Nine days did I drift but in the darkness of the tenth night a great wave bore me on to the Thesprotian coast.

    The Odyssey

  • Thesprotian ship, and has taken refuge at my station, so I will put him into your hands.

    The Odyssey

  • Thesprotian ship sailing for the wheat-growing island of

    The Odyssey

  • He sent me off first, for there happened to be a Thesprotian ship sailing for the wheat-growing island of Dulichium, but he showed me all the treasure Ulysses had got together, and he had enough lying in the house of king Pheidon to keep his family for ten generations; but the king said Ulysses had gone to Dodona that he might learn Jove's mind from the high oak tree, and know whether after so long an absence he should return to Ithaca openly or in secret.

    The Odyssey

  • Thesprotian Jove, and a portent passing belief, the speaking oaks, by which thou wast clearly and without any ambiguity saluted illustrious spouse of Jove that art to be; if aught of this hath any charms for thee. [

    Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound and the Seven Against Thebes

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