Περικλῆς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From περῐ- (peri-, very) +‎ κλέος (kléos, fame) +‎ -ής (-ḗs, adjective suffix).

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Proper noun[edit]

Περῐκλῆς (Periklêsm (genitive Περῐκλέους); third declension

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Pericles
  2. in particular, the 5th century BCE Athenian statesman Pericles

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References[edit]

  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,021