Panteus(62 words)

Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum)

[German version]

(Παντεύς; Panteús). Spartan, who in 223 BC successfully commanded two Spartan units under Cleomenes [6] III in the attack on Megalopolis (Plut. Cleomenes 23,5-6). After the battle of Sellasia, he fled to Egypt with Cleomenes , where he committed suicide after the latter's failed attempt to free himself from internment (ibid. 37,13-16; 38,5; Pol. 5,37,8).

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Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum). "Panteus." Brill’s New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Brill Online, 2014. Reference. 30 October 2014 <http://referenceworks.brillonline.com/entries/brill-s-new-pauly/panteus-e906360>
First appeared online: 2006
First Print Edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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