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Noun: Aegospotamos
  1. A river in ancient Thrace (now Turkey); in the mouth of this river the Spartan fleet under Lysander destroyed the Athenian fleet in the final battle of the Peloponnesian War (404 BC)
    - Aegospotami
  2. A creek emptying into 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
    - Aegospotami

Type of: brook, creek, naval battle

Part of: Peloponnesian War, Republic of Turkey, Turkey

Encyclopedia: Aegospotamos