Lysander is one of the main protagonists of the history of Greece by Xenophon, a contemporary. For other (later) sources he remains an ambiguous figure. For instance, while the Roman biographer Cornelius Nepos charges him with "cruelty and perfidy",  Lysander – according to Xenophon – nonetheless spared the population of captured Greek poleis such as Lampsacus ,.
Lysander, (died 395 bc, Haliartus, Boeotia), Greek military and political leader who won the final victory for Sparta in the Peloponnesian War and, at its close, wielded great power throughout Greece. Nothing is known of his early career.
Lysander (d. 395 BCE) was a Spartan statesman and general who famously defeated the Athenian navy at the Battle of Aigospotamoi in 405 BCE, which finally won the Peloponnesian War. Lysander gained a reputation for a fiery personality, daring strategies, and a ruthless treatment of prisoners and subject cities.
This action is courageous because it enrages Egeus and Lysander knows that it will. Here, Lysander demonstrates his bravery and determination to stick with Hermia no matter the consequences and this endears him to the audience once more. We know Lysander truly loves Hermia and their ending will be a happy one, as Theseus will assuage Egeus’ anger.
Lysander also joined the ranks of the Forces Aériennes Françaises Libres (Free French Air Force, FAFL) when Groupe Mixte de Combat (GMC) 1, formed at RAF Odiham on 29 August 1940, was sent to French North-West Africa in order to persuade the authorities in countries such as Gabon, Cameroon and Chad, which were still loyal to Vichy France, to join the Gaullist cause against the Axis powers, and to attack Italian ground forces in Libya.
Lysander is a character in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, one of the four lovers involved in a ‘love quadrangle’ made up of Lysander, Demetrius, Hermia and Helena. Lysander is a young Athenian. He is in love with Hermia, the daughter of Egeus, an Athenian nobleman. She is in love with him too, but her father has chosen another young man for her to marry – another handsome young Athenian, Demetrius.
Lysander is a fictional character in William Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream. A handsome young man of Athens, Lysander is in love with Egeus's daughter Hermia. However, Egeus does not approve of Lysander and prefers his daughter to marry a man called Demetrius. Meanwhile, Hermia's friend Helena has fallen in love with Demetrius. When Hermia is forced to choose between dying, never seeing a man again or marrying Demetrius by the next full moon, she and Lysander run away into the ...
Finally, the Lysander was one of the first aircraft fitted with automatic wing slots and slotted flaps, reducing pilot workload during takeoff and landing. These missions included inserting clandestine agents, explosives, radios and critical supplies for the Resistance and retrieving downed airmen who had evaded capture.
Lysander is a distinctive Greek name that could be thought of as a more creative cousin of Alexander. In ancient history, Lysander was the name of an esteemed Spartan naval commander and his literary cred comes from one of the two star-struck young men in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream , as well as one of the twin sons (the other being Lorcan) of Luna Lovegood, whom we learn about in the Harry Potter epilogue.
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