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[thras-uh-byoo-luh s] /ˌθræs əˈbyu ləs/
died c389 b.c, Athenian patriot and general. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Sadyattes directed his efforts against Smyrna and Miletus, which at that time was governed by the tyrant Thrasybulus.

  • Thrasybulus, too, is trustworthy; but Theramenes—to put it plainly—is a scoundrel.

    Callias Alfred John Church
  • And, of course, among the first persons whom they reached were the two incriminated officers, Theramenes and Thrasybulus.

    Callias Alfred John Church
  • He was slain in battle against Thrasybulus and the returning democrats.

  • His colleague, Thrasybulus, stood by apparently approving by his presence the charge that was brought but not opening his mouth.

    Callias Alfred John Church
  • The messenger took him for a fool, but Periander understood: Thrasybulus was counselling him to slay the principal citizens.

  • As a matter of fact Critias fell a few weeks afterward in a battle with Thrasybulus and the exiles of the democratic party.

    Callias Alfred John Church
  • Democracy is restored in Athens by Thrasybulus; he publishes an act of amnesty.

  • This was the moment for Thrasybulus and his men to snatch up their arms and make a dash at the enemy's position.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • Thrasybulus fell in his eleventh month, and many other tyrannies have continued a very short time.

    Politics Aristotle

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