adjective relating to the Athenian statesman Pericles (c.495–429 BC), leader of the city at the height of its power.

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  • Periclean — [per΄ə klē′ən] adj. 1. of Pericles 2. of the period of great commercial, intellectual, and artistic achievement in Athens during the Age of Pericles …   English World dictionary

  • Periclean — /per i klee euhn/, adj. of or pertaining to Pericles or to the period (Periclean Age) when Athens was intellectually, artistically, and materially preeminent. [1815 25; PERICLE(S) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Periclean — adjective see Pericles …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Periclean — adjective Of or related to Pericles, a Greek politician who lived in the ancient times …   Wiktionary

  • periclean — per·i·cle·an …   English syllables

  • Periclean — Per•i•cle•an [[t]ˌpɛr ɪˈkli ən[/t]] adj. anh of or pertaining to Pericles or to his age, the period of Athenian intellectual, artistic, and material preeminence • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • Periclean — /pɛrəˈkliən/ (say peruh kleeuhn) adjective of or relating to Pericles or his age, the period of the intellectual and material pre eminence of Athens …   Australian English dictionary

  • periclean — |perə|klēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Pericles died 429 B.C. Athenian statesman + English an : of or relating to Pericles or his age when Athens was at its highest material and intellectual state …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pericles — Infobox Military Person name= Pericles caption= Marble portrait bust of Pericles mdash; Roman copy of an original portrait by Kresilas (British Museum, London) allegiance= Athens rank= General (Strategos) commands= nickname= lived= ca. 495 – 429… …   Wikipedia

  • Mytilenean revolt — Part of the Peloponnesian War Date 428 7 BC Location Lesbos Result Athenia …   Wikipedia

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