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xanthippe

General Crossword Questions for “xanthippe”

  • Drunken expat in public house has a nagging wife

Encyclopedia

  • An Emblem book print portraying Xanthippe emptying a chamber pot over Socrates, from Emblemata Horatiana illustrated by Otho Vaenius, 1607. Xanthippe (Greek: Ξανθίππη) was the wife of Socrates and mother of their three sons Lamprocles,Sophroniscus, and Menexenus. — “Xanthippe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • 156 Xanthippe is a large main-belt asteroid. It has a carbonaceous composition and an It is named after Xanthippe, the wife of Socrates. It was discovered by J. Palisa on. — “156 Xanthippe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Acts of Xanthippe, Polyxena, and Rebecca is an example of New Testament Apocrypha that dates from the third or fourth century. The master's wife, Xanthippe, overhears the servant explaining this, so she speaks privately with the servant, which causes statues of the household. — “Acts of Xanthippe, Polyxena, and Rebecca - Wikipedia, the”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "By this Xanthippe" (so was the wife of Socrates called, said Partridge)–"by this Xanthippe he had two sons, of which I was the younger. — “Tom Jones” by Henry Fielding

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