EXAMPLES | noun 450?–404 b.c., Athenian politician and general. Related forms Al·ci·bi·a·de·an, adjective
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"And that would be all the same as telling
Alcibiades himself," rejoined Milza.
He dislikes to have me visit Aspasia; and was angry because I danced with
Alcibiades had a more eager curiosity than yourself," replied Eudora.
It was a beautiful cameo of
Alcibiades, with the quiver and bow of Eros.
But believe me, Eudora,
Alcibiades will never divorce Hipparete. British Dictionary definitions for alcibiades 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 Forms Alcibiadean, adjective
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