Alcibiades was recalled by the "intermediate regime" of The Five Thousand, the government which succeeded the Four Hundred in 411, but it is most likely that he waited until 407 BC to actually return to the city.
Her beauty was the subject of the poem "Macorina", later turned into a song by Chavela Vargas.
Although the middle period dialogues continue to show Socrates asking questions, the questioning in these dialogues becomes much more overtly leading and didactic.
As Kagan points out, Tissaphernes was a prudent leader and had recognized the advantages of wearing each side out without direct Persian involvement.
Their political activities, however, are not seen as laudable ones by historians.
Prior to the , in the last attested fact of his career, Alcibiades recognized that the Athenians were anchored in a tactically disadvantageous spot and advised them to move to where they could benefit from a harbor and a city.
McGregor, former head of the Department of Classics in the , Alcibiades was rather a shrewd gambler than a mere opportunist.
Later his opponents, chief among them being Androcles and Thessalus, 's son, enlisted orators to argue that Alcibiades should set sail as planned and stand trial on his return from the campaign.