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ScriptsΑλκιβιαδης Ancient Greek

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Αλκιβιαδης (Alkibiades), derived from αλκη (alke) "strength" and βια (bia) "force" with the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). This was the name of a notable Greek statesman and general during the Peloponnesian War. He changed allegiance from Athens to Sparta and back again during the course of the war.
Other Languages & CulturesAlkiviadis Greek
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