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[per-i-klee-uh n] /ˌpɛr ɪˈkli ən/

of or relating to Pericles or to the period (Periclean Age) when Athens was intellectually, artistically, and materially preeminent.
of or relating to Pericles or to the period when Athens was the intellectual and artistic leader of the Greek city-states


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