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Which king had donkeys' ears?
Midas, according to a Greek myth, was once one of the judges in a musical contest between Apollo and Pan (in another version: Marsyas). The victory was awarded to Apollo, and all but one agreed with the judgment. Midas questioned the justice of the award, so Apollo caused his ears to become the ears of a donkey.
Negative, discouraging. A pejorative (also called a derogatory term, is a word or grammatical form expressing a negative connotation or a low opinion of someone or something, showing a lack of respect for someone or something. It is also used as criticism, hostility, disregard or disrespect.
Who was the coryphaeus in Attic drama?
Choir guide. In Attic drama, the coryphaeus was the leader of the chorus. Hence the term is used for the chief or leader of any company or movement. The coryphaeus spoke for all the rest, whenever the chorus took part in the action, in quality of a person of the drama, during the course of the acts.