athenian

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river in ancient Thrace (now Turkey); in the mouth of this river the Spartan fleet under Lysander destroyed the Athenian fleet in the final battle of the Peloponnesian War (404 BC) Aegospotami , Aegospotamos
ancient Athenian statesman and general in the Peloponnesian War (circa 450-404 BC) Alcibiades
presocratic Athenian philosopher who maintained that everything is composed of very small particles that were arranged by some eternal intelligence (500-428 BC) Anaxagoras
hill to the west of the Athenian acropolis where met the highest governmental council of ancient Athens and later a judicial court Areopagus
one of the greatest of the ancient Athenian philosophers; pupil of Plato; teacher of Alexander the Great (384-322 BC) Aristotle
(Greek mythology) an Athenian inventor who built the labyrinth of Minos; to escape the labyrinth he fashioned wings for himself and his son Icarus Daedal , Daedalus
Athenian statesman and orator (circa 385-322 BC) Demosthenes
Athenian lawmaker whose code of laws prescribed death for almost every offense (circa 7th century BC) Draco
United States classical archaeologist (born in Canada) noted for leading the excavation of the Athenian agora (1906-2000) Homer A. Thompson , Homer Armstrong Thompson , Homer Thompson , Thompson
Athenian rhetorician and orator (436-338 BC) Isocrates
Athenian general who defeated the Persians at Marathon (540-489) Miltiades
Athenian statesman whose leadership contributed to Athens' political and cultural supremacy in Greece; he ordered the construction of the Parthenon (died in 429 BC) Pericles
ancient Athenian philosopher; pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428-347 BC) Plato
Athenian siege of Syracuse (415-413 BC) was eventually won by Syracuse siege of Syracuse , Syracuse
ancient Athenian philosopher; teacher of Plato and Xenophon (470-399 BC) Socrates
Athenian statesman who persuaded Athens to build a navy and then led it to victory over the Persians (527-460 BC) Themistocles
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