Definition of Miltiades

1. Noun. Athenian general who defeated the Persians at Marathon (540-489).

Generic synonyms: Full General, General

Definition of Miltiades

1. Proper noun. (Ancient Greek male given name) ¹

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Literary usage of Miltiades

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The emperor now gave Pope miltiades in Rome the right to receive back, ... miltiades caused the remains of his predecessor, Eusebius, to be brought back ..."

2. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1830)
"It was headed by ten generals, of whom miltiades was thu chief; ... miltiades. however, declared for the contrary opinion, and showed that the only means to ..."

3. The Greeks and the Persians by George William Cox (1886)
"the sanction of the Delphian god, they received for answer that Timo was but a servant in the hands of the Fate which was dragging miltiades to his doom. ..."

4. A General History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Death of by George William Cox (1876)
"We can scarcely avoid the conclusion that in this instance Cornelius Nepos has hit upon the fact, and that miltiades and his colleagues held in Athens the ..."

5. The History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1860)
"BATTLE OF MARATHON—miltiades. ably falls short of the truth, and certainly ... If miltiades deserves praise for having perceived the hollowness of these ..."

6. Herodotus: the fourth, fifth, and sixth books by Herodotus, Reginald Walter Macan (1895)
"Thirlwall perceived that it was probably more or less on the strength of this story of his conduct on the Danube that miltiades was acquitted when brought ..."

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