Pericles

[n] - Athenian statesman whose leadership contributed to Athen`s political and cultural supremacy in Greece
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Pericles

(c. 495-429 BC) Athenian politician under whom Athens reached the height of power. He persuaded the Athenians to reject Sparta's ultimata in 432 BC, and was responsible for A ...
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Pericles

noun Athenian statesman whose leadership contributed to Athens` political and cultural supremacy in Greece; he ordered the construction of the Parthenon (died in 429 BC)
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Pericles

(from the article `Anatolia`) ...Persian rulers, such as Artembares, governor of western Lycia, are named in inscriptions and on coins. There is evidence that this same Artembares ...
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Pericles

(from the article `Pericles`) The spirit of Gower opens the play and sets the stage with the title character in Antioch seeking to marry the princess. Pericles, however, discovers ...
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Pericles

play in five acts by William Shakespeare, written about 1606–08 and published in a quarto edition in 1609, a defective and at times nearly ... [3 related articles]
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Pericles

Athenian statesman largely responsible for the full development, in the later 5th century , of both the Athenian democracy and the Athenian empire, ... [16 related articles]
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Pericles

Pericles (per'iklēz) , c.495–429 B.C., Athenian statesman. He was a member of the Alcmaeonidae family through his mother, a niece of Cleisthenes. He first came to prominence as an opponent of the Areopagus (462) and as one of the prosecutors of Cimon, whom he replaced in influence. F...
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Pericles

Athenian politician under whom Athens reached the height of power. He persuaded the Athenians to reject Sparta's ultimata in 432 BC, and was responsible for Athenian strategy in the opening years of the Peloponnesian War. His policies helped to transform the Delian League into an empire, but the disasters of the Peloponnesian War led to his rem...
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Pericles

[ship] The Pericles, named after the Athenian leader Pericles, was a 1,598 ton, iron hulled, three masted sailing ship, that was built by W. Hood & Co of Aberdeen, and launched in July 1877 to transport wool for the Aberdeen Line. == Trips to Australia == She was a fast ship and her maiden voyage from London to Melbourne took 71 days. She c...
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Pericles

Pericles (z; Περικλῆς periklɛ̂ːs, Periklēs, `surrounded by glory`; c. 495 – 429 BC) was arguably the most prominent and influential Greek statesman, orator and general of Athens during the Golden Age— specifically the time between the Persian and Peloponnesian wars. He was descended, through his mother, from the powerful and his.....
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Pericles

A popular leader of Athens from 458 - 429 BC. Pericles was famous for his stirring public speeches.
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