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Pelopidas

[puh-lop-i-duh s]
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noun
  1. died 364 b.c., Greek general and statesman of Thebes.
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  • When they arrived at the Persian court the influence of Pelopidas was preponderant with the Persian.

    Hellenica

    Xenophon

  • A soldier told Pelopidas, "We are fallen among the enemies."

    Familiar Quotations

    John Bartlett

  • It had two men of warlike genius, Epaminondas and Pelopidas.

  • Pelopidas belonged to one of the richest and highest families of Thebes.

  • One of these was Pelopidas, the leading spirit of the seven.