Definition of Pericles in English:

Pericles

proper noun

  • (c.495–429 bc), Athenian statesman and general. A champion of Athenian democracy, he pursued an imperialist policy and masterminded Athenian strategy in the Peloponnesian War. He commissioned the building of the Parthenon in 447 and presided over the golden age of Athens.

Pronunciation:

Pericles

/ˈperəˌklēz/