Usage Ancient Greek
Scripts Ἀνταλκίδας(Ancient Greek)
Other Forms FormsAntalcidas (latinized form)
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Meaning & History
Means "son of Antalkes" in Greek, derived from the name Antalkes combined with ίδας (idas), which is the Aeolic and Doric Greek form of the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).This was the name of a Spartan soldier and diplomat from the 4th century BC. He is better known under the latinized form of his name, which is Antalcidas.