Aegospotami definition

  • others:
    • A small river and ancient town of southern Thrace in present-day western Turkey. The culminating battle of Peloponnesian War, which Lysander while the Spartans ruined the Athenian fleet, were held on mouth of this lake in 405 B.C.
  • noun:
    • a river in ancient Thrace (today chicken); in mouth of the lake the Spartan fleet under Lysander destroyed the Athenian fleet in the final struggle of Peloponnesian War (404 BC)
    • a creek emptying to the Hellespont in present-day Turkey; at its mouth in 405 BC the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenians and ended the Peloponnesian War

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