Periclean [per-i-klee-uh n] ExamplesWord Origin 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 Examples from the Web for periclean Historical Examples of periclean

  • Let us now compare the nomenclature of the pre-Persian and Periclean temples.

    The American Journal of Archaeology, 1893-1


  • You will have ample material; his oratory is not of the Periclean type.

    The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4

    Lucian of Samosata

  • She was undoubtedly a model of female perfection after the Periclean standard.

    Oliver Cromwell

    Samuel Rawson Gardiner

  • We speak of the Periclean, the Augustan, the Elizabethan age.

    The Color Line

    William Benjamin Smith

  • Only imagine the joyful ease of being a poet in the Periclean atmosphere!

    The Joyful Heart

    Robert Haven Schauffler

  • British Dictionary definitions for periclean 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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