Amphidamus
(71 words)

[German version]

(Ἀμφίδαμος, Ἀμφιδάμας; Amphídamos, Amphidámas) Captain of the Eleans. In 218 BC A. was imprisoned by Philip V, but was released without payment of ransom after he promised to press the Eleans to form an alliance with Philip. His efforts failed, however; suspected of betrayal, A. had to flee Elis and returned to Philip (Pol. 4,75,6; 84-86).

 Philippus

Bibliography

F. W. Walbank, Philip V of Macedon, 1967, 48 f.

Cite this page
Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld), “Amphidamus”, 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 19 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e118550>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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