Sorry, no definitions found. You may find more data at callicrates.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word Callicrates.


  • Their fleet was commanded by Aristeus the son of Pellichus, Callicrates the son of

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Callicrates and Myrmecides are said to have made chariots that might be covered with the wings of

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Plataia, for as for Callicrates, the most beautiful who came to the camp, not of the Lacedemonians alone, but also of all the Hellenes of his time, he was not killed in the battle itself; but when

    The History of Herodotus

  • At this time, also, Callicrates, who, we are told, was the most comely man in the army, being shot with an arrow and upon the point of expiring, said, that he lamented not his death (for he came from home to lay down his life in the defense of Greece) but that he died without action.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Callicrates, — in one of the graves, I say, were laid the younger men, in the second the rest of the Spartans, and in the third the Helots.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Lamachus, upon a challenge, engaged with him in single combat, and receiving the first wound, returned it so home to Callicrates, that they both fell and died together.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • For Callicrates and Ictinus built the Parthenon; the chapel at Eleusis, where the mysteries were celebrated, was begun by Coroebus, who erected the pillars that stand upon the floor or pavement, and joined them to the architraves; and after his death Metagenes of Xypete added the frieze and the upper line of columns; Xenocles of Cholargus roofed or arched the lantern on the top of the temple of Castor and

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • They so dreaded Epaminondas when living, that the slayer of him was embraced and admired by all; they decreed honors and gifts to him, and an exemption from taxes to his posterity, a privilege enjoyed at this day by Callicrates, one of his descendants.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Pericles propose to the people, was undertaken by Callicrates.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Before the rest advanced Callicrates, a man of good courage and skill in war.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • designer of the Parthenon

    March 24, 2010