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Headword: *xabri/as
Adler number: chi,1
Translated headword: Khabrias,Chabrias
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.
Greek Original:
*xabri/as: o)/noma ku/rion.
That of an Athenian general, c.420-357/6 BCE.
"His greatest achievements were the defence of Boeotia in 378, during which he invented a useful method of defence against hoplites, the decisive naval victory over Sparta near Naxos in 376, and the extension of the Second Athenian Confederacy" (G.L. Cawkwell in OCD(4) s.v. Chabrias).
Keywords: biography; definition; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Roger Travis on 22 June 1999@14:20:40.
Vetted by:
Edmund P. Cueva on 14 March 2000@06:47:51.
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 10 February 2003@09:36:50.
David Whitehead on 7 November 2013@04:33:53.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 1 August 2014@05:58:47.


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