Greek literature, the name given (by
See also:analogy from PLEIADES, below) by the Alexandrian critics to seven tragic poets who flourished during the reign of
See also:Ptolemy The word "
See also:pledge " is adapted from the O . Fr. plege, mod. pleige, security,
See also:hostage, Med .
See also:Lat. plivium . This is a formation
See also:form Med . Lat. plevire or plebire, to undertake or engage for some-one, cf . "
See also:replevin "; it is now considered to be a word of Teutonic origin and connected with Ger. pflegen and "
See also:plight." Philadelphus (285–247 B.c.) . In French literature, in addition to the
See also:Pleiad of Charlemagne, there were two famous groups of the kind . The first, during the reign of
See also:Henri III . (1574–1589), the chief member of which was
See also:Pierre de
See also:Ronsard, sought to improve the French language and literature by enthusiastic imitation of the
See also:classics; the second, under
See also:Louis XIII . (1610-r643), consisted of authors who excelled in the composition of Latin
See also:verse .
VIATSCHESLAF KONSTANTINOVICH PLEHVE (1846-1904)
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