Alcibiades

[ al-suh-bahy-uh-deez ]
/ ˌæl səˈbaɪ əˌdiz /
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noun

450?–404 b.c., Athenian politician and general.
Related formsAl·ci·bi·a·de·an, adjective
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Alcibiades

/ (ˌælsɪˈbaɪəˌdiːz) /

noun

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)
Derived FormsAlcibiadean, adjective
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