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Miltiades

[mil-tahy-uh-deez]
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noun
  1. c540–488? b.c., Athenian general.
  2. Melchiades.
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Examples from the Web for miltiades

Historical Examples

  • The same tale might be repeated about Cimon, Themistocles, Miltiades.

    Gorgias

    Plato

  • When you have gained a victory by yourself, Miltiades, then you may ask to triumph so too.

  • Thus it was that the Athenians and Miltiades took possession of Lemnos.

  • What crime in all this had Miltiades committed against the Athenians?

  • Miltiades found that the fame and honor which he had gained at Marathon were gone.

    Darius the Great

    Jacob Abbott


British Dictionary definitions for miltiades

Miltiades

noun
  1. ?540–?489 bc, Athenian general, who defeated the Persians at Marathon (490)
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