Herostratus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hērostratus, from Ancient Greek Ἡρόστρατος (Hēróstratos).

Proper noun[edit]

Herostratus

  1. an Ancient Greek arsonist who destroyed the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, in order to become famous

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἡρόστρατος (Hēróstratos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hērostratus m sg (genitive Hērostratī); second declension

  1. Herostratus

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular
Nominative Hērostratus
Genitive Hērostratī
Dative Hērostratō
Accusative Hērostratum
Ablative Hērostratō
Vocative Hērostrate

References[edit]

  • Herostratus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Herostratus”, in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray