Definition of Alcestis in English:

Share this entry

Alcestis

Pronunciation: /ôlˈsestəs/
Greek Mythology
Wife of Admetus, king of Pherae in Thessaly, whose life she saved by consenting to die on his behalf.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.