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IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) of theocritus

The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet. With phonetic transcriptions, dictionarie tell you about the pronunciation of words, because the spelling of an English word does not tell you how you should pronounce it. Below is the phonetic transcription of theocritus:
/θiəkɹajtəs/

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  1. Theocritus, wrote of an earlier role of Demeter as a poppy goddess:
  2. poet Theocritus, which was later imitated by
  3. for Theocritus, its inventor,
  4. was always highly artificial. Theocritus knew no more about
  5. Theocritus was an urban poet --later urban poets like Virgil
  6. or Milton (Milton our Londoner) knew even less than Theocritus,
  7. Theocritus and Virgil onward. It's a poem deeply invested,
  8. back to Theocritus and Virgil -- that associates shepherds with
  9. Theocritus' and Virgil's pastorals, of course