- of or relating to Pericles or to the period (Periclean Age) when Athens was intellectually, artistically, and materially preeminent.
Origin of Periclean
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Examples from the Web for periclean
Let us now compare the nomenclature of the pre-Persian and Periclean temples.
You will have ample material; his oratory is not of the Periclean type.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4
Lucian of Samosata
She was undoubtedly a model of female perfection after the Periclean standard.Oliver Cromwell
Samuel Rawson Gardiner
We speak of the Periclean, the Augustan, the Elizabethan age.The Color Line
William Benjamin Smith
Only imagine the joyful ease of being a poet in the Periclean atmosphere!The Joyful Heart
Robert Haven Schauffler
- of or relating to Pericles or to the period when Athens was the intellectual and artistic leader of the Greek city-states
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