- died 364 b.c., Greek general and statesman of Thebes.
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When they arrived at the Persian court the influence of Pelopidas was preponderant with the Persian.Hellenica
A soldier told Pelopidas, "We are fallen among the enemies."Familiar Quotations
One of these was Pelopidas, the leading spirit of the seven.
Pelopidas belonged to one of the richest and highest families of Thebes.
It had two men of warlike genius, Epaminondas and Pelopidas.