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The·mis·to·cles(thə-mĭs′tə-klēz′) 525?-460? bc.
Athenian military and political leader. After persuading the Athenians to build a navy, he led the new fleet to victory over Persia in the Battle of Salamis (480).
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(Biography) ?527–?460 bc, Athenian statesman, who was responsible for the Athenian victory against the Persians at Salamis (480). He was ostracized in 470
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527?–460? B.C., Athenian statesman.
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|Noun||1.||Themistocles - Athenian statesman who persuaded Athens to build a navy and then led it to victory over the Persians (527-460 BC)|
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