Meaning of ephebic in English:



See ephebe

‘Athens went some way towards bridging the social and cultural gap between these types of fighting men by reforming ephebic training, but the gulf between Greeks and Macedonians remained wide.’
  • ‘Another Athenian relief which shows Herakles next to his columnar shrine, and a boy in front of him, probably refers to the oinisteria and the ephebic introduction.’
  • ‘You can't be too careful, with uncastrated, ephebic sophomore mules, wherever you go in the world.’



/ɛˈfiːbɪk/ /ɪˈfiːbɪk/