Definition of "kouroi" [kouroi]

  • Plural form of kouros. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "kouroi" in a sentence
  • "This lively convocation of gods, goddesses, demigods, kouroi, korai, horses, mythical beasts, and grave stelai is electrifying, all the more so because the ensemble includes such Ancient Art 101 mainstays as the Kritios Kouros and the torso of the Rampin Rider (fitted with a casting of the horseman's head, now in the Louvre)."
  • "[Greek: 'kouroi anarriptein ala pêdô,'] in their showy uniforms, push out from Ryker's; some bound upward past the oyster-beds of Fair Haven, away up among the salt-marsh meadows, where the Quinnipiac wanders under quaint old bridges among fair, green hills; some for the Light, shooting out into the broad waters of the open bay, their feathered oars flashing in the sunlight; some for"
  • "Possibly this had been the date of the festival at Tusculum, a day especially appropriate because it was the Ides of the month, and the Ides were sacred to Juppiter, whose sons Castor and Pollux (_Dios-kouroi_) were supposed to be."