Periclean [per-i-klee-uh n] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- 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;+ Examples from the Web for periclean Historical Examples of 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.
Lucian of Samosata
She was undoubtedly a model of female perfection after the Periclean standard.
Samuel Rawson Gardiner
We speak of the Periclean, the Augustan, the Elizabethan age.
William Benjamin Smith
Only imagine the joyful ease of being a poet in the Periclean atmosphere!
Robert Haven Schauffler
British Dictionary definitions for periclean Periclean adjective
- of or relating to Pericles or to the period when Athens was the intellectual and artistic leader of the Greek city-states