Sentence Examples

  • Not long after, however, when Ephialtes fell by the dagger, Pericles undoubtedly assumed the leading position in the state.
  • From 469); he degrades Ephialtes into a tool of Pericles.
  • In his home policy Pericles carried out more fully Ephialtes' project of making the Athenian people truly self-governing.
  • By cancelling the political power of the Areopagus and multiplying the functions of the popular law-courts, Ephialtes abolished the last checks upon the sovereignty of the commons.
  • It was at this time that Cimon, who had striven to maintain a balance between Sparta, the chief military, and Athens, the chief naval power, was successfully attacked by Ephialtes and Pericles.

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