Periclean

[per-i-klee-uh n]
adjective
  1. of or relating to Pericles or to the period (Periclean Age) when Athens was intellectually, artistically, and materially preeminent.

Origin of Periclean

First recorded in 1815–25; Pericle(s) + -an
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Periclean

adjective
  1. 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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