Definition of Pericles in English:

Pericles

Line breaks: Peri|cles
Pronunciation: /ˈpɛrɪkliːz
 
/

Derivatives

Periclean

adjective
More example sentences
  • And this he is writing less than one hundred years after the brilliant age of Periclean democracy.
  • Aristotle took this scheme from his teacher Plato, who in turn owed it to Empedocles, a philosopher who lived during Athens's Golden Age of Periclean democracy in the fifth century BC.
  • Plato was a professional philosopher who ‘came from families of the ruling aristocracy at the height of the Periclean glory’.

Definition of Pericles in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day oleaginous
Pronunciation: ˌəʊlɪˈadʒɪnəs
adjective
rich in, covered with, or producing oil; oily