Phidippides


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Phidippides

(faɪˈdɪpɪˌdiːz)
n
(Biography) a variant spelling of Pheidippides
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His plan backfires: Phidippides eventually enrolls and learns the art of making the worse argument appear the better.
During the Persian Wars, Phidippides, an Anthenian, ran 26 miles from Marathon to Sparta on 2 September to seek help in repelling the invading Persian army.
It was created in honor of the legendary Phidippides, who, after the victory of Greece at the Battle of Marathon, ran the roughly 25 miles to Athens to announce the victory of the Greeks over the Persians with the words, "We have won
Anne was recently highlighted in the Platform Magazine, featured as Wheaties Champion of the Week for January 2014 and a recipient of the 2013 USATF Phidippides Award.
Evan Williams, trainer of Phidippides "He's been very disappointing.
Phidippides makes the long haul from Evan Williams' stable in the Vale Of Glamorgan to contest the Honest Toun Handicap Chase and, though he does not cross the border without any risks attached, he has the raw ability to win a handicap like this.
There is a cracking card up at Musselburgh and the long journey of Phidippides from Wales can be rewarded in the Honest Toun Handicap Chase.
EVAN WILLIAMS has his string in decent nick and can bag another success courtesy of Phidippides in the Leicester Annual Members Novices'' Chase at the Midlands track.
Evan Williams has a really smart prospect on his hands in Phidippides who is back out in the Leicester Annual Members Novices' Chase at Leicester.
Phidippides declared, Herodotus tells us, that in the Parthenian hills above Tegea, he met Pan, who told him to ask the Athenians why they did not take thought for him, even though he had been serviceable to the Athenians, and would be so in the future as well.
There is more Grade one action in the John Smith's Sefton Novices' Hurdle in which Evan Williams' Phidippides could be the answer to a tricky puzzle.