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Adeimantus
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(Ἀδείμαντος; Adeímantos).

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[1] Corinthian (5 cent. BC)

Corinthian, son of Ocytus, fled in a cowardly manner, according to Herodotus (8,94), in the war against Xerxes with the Corinthian contingent before the naval battle at  Salamis in 480 BC. In fact, he was probably supposed to guard an area apart from the scene of the battle, namely the western entrance to the gulf, and then became involved in the battle (cf. ML 24; …

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Stein-Hölkeskamp, Elke (Cologne) and Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld), “Adeimantus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 06 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e103390>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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