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  1. flourished mid-5th century b.c., Greek architect who together with Ictinus designed the Parthenon.
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Examples from the Web for callicrates

Historical Examples

  • Let us not, Callicrates, pretend what is not even thought of.

    The History of Rome, Books 37 to the End

    Titus Livius

  • At Platæa, Callicrates was numbered among the heroes because of his looks.

  • Beneath a portico, Callicrates recited his verses; satisfied pride trembled in his voice and shone in his eyes.


    Anatole France

  • The Achæan League continued to exist, but it was really subject to Callicrates.

    A Smaller History of Rome

    William Smith and Eugene Lawrence

  • Callicrates and other popular leaders became mercenary instruments for inveigling their countrymen.

    The Federalist Papers

    Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison

British Dictionary definitions for callicrates


  1. 5th century bc, Greek architect: with Ictinus, designed the Parthenon
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