- 450?–404 b.c., Athenian politician and general.
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Historical Examples of alcibiades
"And that would be all the same as telling Alcibiades himself," rejoined Milza.
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.
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)