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Androcles
(281 words)

(Ἀνδροκλῆς; Androklês).

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[1] Messenian king shortly before the outbreak of the first Messenian War

Son of Phintas, according to ancient tradition together with his brother Antiochus Messenian king shortly before the outbreak of the first Messenian War (Paus. 4,4,4). A. was supposed to have conducted, after the differences between Sparta and Messenia ha…

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Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) and Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough), “Androcles”, 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 26 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e121260>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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