What does the word athenian mean?

Usage examples for athenian

  1. The Athenian statesman was found to have intrigued with Persia against Athens in time of peace; he fled to the Persian monarch and was richly rewarded as a renegade. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  2. The pupil who has written a theme describing the appearance of the Pyramids has completed an exercise in history less valuable than that of the student who writes a theme on the errors of the Athenian Democracy. – The Teaching of History by Ernest C. Hartwell
  3. Surely any Athenian would know where a rich man like Hipponicus lives. – The Spartan Twins by Lucy (Fitch) Perkins