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[1] Elean, brother of the seer Teisamenus (5th cent. BC)

Elean, son of Antiochus, received as a result of the activity of his brother, the seer Teisamenus, together with him Spartan citizenship (Hdt. 9,33; 35).

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[2] Elean, seer in Sparta (5th cent. BC)

Elean, son of Agelochus, grandson of Teisamenus. As a seer, A. is supposed to have predicted for  Lysander th…

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Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld), “Agias”, 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 16 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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