Usage Ancient Greek
Scripts Ξενοκλείδας(Ancient Greek)
Other Forms FormsXenoclidas (proper latinized form), Xenocleidas (variant latinization), Xenoklidas (modern Greek transcription)
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Meaning & History
Aeolic and Doric Greek form of XENOKLEIDES, because it contains ίδας (idas), which is the Aeolic and Doric Greek form of the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).This was the name of a Corinthian commander who participated in the Peloponnesian War (431–404 BC). He is better known under the latinized forms of his name, including those of its Attic Greek form Xenokleides.