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Agasias
(235 words)

(Ἀγασίας; Agasías)

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[1] Lochagos in the mercenary army of the younger Cyrus

From Stymphalus. Lochagos in the mercenary army of the younger Cyrus, friend of Xenophon, who praises A. for his courageous demeanour, bravery in battle and resolute advocacy for his own soldiers (cf. especially Xen. An. 6,6,7 ff.).

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[2] Sculptor from Ephesus, 1st cent. BC

Son of Menophilus, sc…

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Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) and Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Agasias”, 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 14 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e106990>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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