Definition of Hoplites

1. Noun. (plural of hoplite) ¹



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Definition of Hoplites

1. hoplite [n] - See also: hoplite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoplites

hopene
hoper
hopers
hopes
hopest
hopeth
hophead
hopheads
hopin'
hoping
hopingly
hopings
hopium
hopl-
hoplite
hoplites (current term)
hoplitic
hoplo-
hoplochrism
hoplochrisme
hoplon
hoplons
hoplophobe
hoplophobes
hoplophobia
hoplophobic
hopologist
hopologists
hopped
hopped-up

Literary usage of Hoplites

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1. The Athenian Empire by George William Cox (1888)
"Having reached Pylos, Kleon at once proposed to the Spartans to surrender the hoplites, who should be well treated until terms of peace should be ..."

2. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1904)
"... —hoplites Stage—Near the beginning of the fourth coil, diameter slightly over 8 mm., the ribs are reduced to mere faint undulations and fine ..."

3. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1898)
"It is quite clear that the specimen is deformed, and there can be no doubt that it is a deformed example of hoplites ..."

4. Plutarch's Lives,: Translated from the Original Greek, with Notes Critical by Plutarch, John Langhorne, William Langhorne (1801)
"... had received Fly from hoplites and the earth-born dragon ... thee in the rear—'— Some fay the hoplites does not run by ..."

5. Greek Oligarchies, Their Character and Organisations by Leonard Whibley (1896)
"Oligarchy of 'The Knights' and of 'The hoplites. ... government were 'the constitution of the knights' and 'the constitution of the hoplites. ..."

6. The Constitutional Antiquities of Sparta and Athens by Gustav Gilbert (1895)
"... hoplites were then amalgamated. This was probably due to the heavy losses which tlie Spartans had suffered in the great earthquake of 405. ..."

7. History of Greece by George Grote (1854)
"Seven hundred of these latter were armed as hoplites and placed under the orders of ... With the sanction of the Spartan name—with 700 Helot hoplites, ..."

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