Nicias

[ nish-ee-uh s ]
/ ˈnɪʃ i əs /

noun

died 413 b.c., Athenian statesman and general.

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Nicias
/ (ˈnɪsɪəs) /

noun

died 414 bc, Athenian statesman and general. He ended the first part of the Peloponnesian War by making peace with Sparta (421)
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