Alcibiades

Life

  • Prominent controversial Athenian statesman and general
  • Lived 450–404 BC
  • The last famous member of the Alcmaeonidae clan (close relative of Pericles)
  • He was handsome and loved by the public
  • He was a friend of Socrates (whom he tried to unsuccessfully seduce)
  • In the end, he was assassinated by a Spartan proxy in Asia Minor

Peloponnesian War

  • Very chaotic and important character in the war, switched sides a few times (read more in the note)