meaning of aegospotamos

aegospotamos meaning in General Dictionary

a creek emptying into the Hellespont in present-day Turkey; at its lips in 405 BC the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenians and finished the Peloponnesian War

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  • a river in ancient Thrace (now Turkey); inside lips of the lake the Spartan fleet under Lysander destroyed the Athenian fleet in last struggle of Peloponnesian War (404 BC)