Aegospotamos


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Noun1.Aegospotamos - a creek emptying into the Hellespont in present-day TurkeyAegospotamos - 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
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
2.Aegospotamos - a river in ancient Thrace (now Turkey)Aegospotamos - a river in ancient Thrace (now Turkey); in the mouth of this river the Spartan fleet under Lysander destroyed the Athenian fleet in the final battle of the Peloponnesian War (404 BC)
Peloponnesian War - a war in which Athens and its allies were defeated by the league centered on Sparta; 431-404 BC
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