Definition of Theocritus in English:

Theocritus

proper noun

  • (c.310–c.250 BC), Greek poet, born in Sicily. He is chiefly known for his Idylls, hexameter poems presenting the lives of imaginary shepherds which were the model for Virgil's Eclogues.

Pronunciation

Theocritus

/θɪˈɒkrɪtəs/