Aegospotami
or Aegospotamos geographical name river & town of ancient Thrace in the Chersonese

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  • Aegospotami — (Αἰγὸς Ποταμοί) or AegospotamosMish, Frederick C., Editor in Chief. “Aegospotami.” Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary . 9th ed. Springfield, MA: Merriam Webster Inc., 1985. ISBN 0 87779 508 8, ISBN 0 87779 509 6 (indexed), and ISBN 0 87779 …   Wikipedia

  • Aegospotami — [Ae΄gos pot′aməsē΄gäs΄pät′ə mī΄] small river in ancient Thrace, flowing into the Hellespont: at its mouth, the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenian fleet (405 B.C.), ending the Peloponnesian War: also Aegospotamos [Ae΄gos pot′aməs] …   English World dictionary

  • Aegospotami — /ee geuhs pot euh muy /, n. a river in ancient Thrace, flowing into the Hellespont: near its mouth the Athenian fleet was defeated by Lysander, 405 B.C., in the last battle of the Peloponnesian War. * * * …   Universalium

  • Aegospotami — Ae•gos•pot•a•mi [[t]ˌi gəsˈpɒt əˌmaɪ[/t]] n. anh geg a river in ancient Thrace, flowing into the Hellespont …   From formal English to slang

  • Aegospotami — /igəsˈpɒtəmaɪ/ (say eeguhs potuhmuy) noun a river in ancient Thrace, flowing into the Hellespont; near its mouth the Athenian fleet was defeated by Lysander in 405 BC, leading to the termination of the Peloponnesian War …   Australian English dictionary

  • Aegospotami — noun 1. a creek emptying into the Hellespont in present day Turkey; at its mouth in 405 BC the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenians and ended the Peloponnesian War • Syn: ↑Aegospotamos • Instance Hypernyms: ↑brook, ↑creek • Part… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aegospotami, Battle of — (405 BC) Naval victory of Sparta over Athens in the final battle of the Peloponnesian War. The Spartans under Lysander surprised the Athenians at anchor off Aegospotami, in Thrace, and defeated them decisively. The Athenians escaped with only 20… …   Universalium

  • Battle of Aegospotami — Infobox Military Conflict caption=A Greek trireme conflict=Battle of Aegospotami partof=the Peloponnesian War date=404 BC place=Aegospotami, Hellespont, present day Turkey result=Decisive Spartan victory; Athens is besieged and surrenders. End of …   Wikipedia

  • Эгоспотамы — (Aegospotami) Пелопоннесская война Место сражения 405 до Р. X., в котором участвовали 180 афин. триер под командованием Конона и 170 пелопоннесских кораблей под командованием Лисандра. Афин. флот находился в Эгоспотамах, напротив Лампсака, где… …   Энциклопедия битв мировой истории

  • Lysander — (died 395 BC, el. Λύσανδρος , Lýsandros) was a Spartan General and the commander of the Spartan fleet in the Hellespont which was victorious against the Athenians at Aegospotami in 405 BC. The following year, he was able to force the Athenian… …   Wikipedia

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