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Clisthenes

/ (ˈklaɪsθəˌniːz) /
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noun
a variant spelling of Cleisthenes
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How to use Clisthenes in a sentence

  • An oracle of this nature was perhaps more effectual than the sword of Clisthenes in preventing future assaults on the divine city!

  • Clisthenes, with the families expelled by Cleomenes, was recalled, and the republic of Athens was thus happily re-established.

  • It will be remembered that the Athenians were divided into ten tribes at the instigation of Clisthenes.

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