- 450?–404 b.c., Athenian politician and general.
Examples from the Web for alcibiades
Historical Examples of alcibiades
As I approached her apartment, the voice of Alcibiades met my ear.
The testimony of Pericles, Alcibiades, and Plato, confirmed the truth of his words.
The faithful attendants at once suspected treachery in Alcibiades.
He dislikes to have me visit Aspasia; and was angry because I danced with Alcibiades.
I will not punish your fault so severely as Alcibiades ventured to hope.
- 450–404 bc, Athenian statesman and general in the Peloponnesian War: brilliant, courageous, and unstable, he defected to the Spartans in 415, but returned and led the Athenian victories at Abydos (411) and Cyzicus (410)