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(Ἀνήριστος; Anḗristos).

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[1] Spartan (beginning of 5th cent. BC)

Spartan. After the murder of the Persian envoy in Sparta, his son  Sperthias went willingly to atone for this debt to the great king, but was let go there (Hdt. 7,134 ff.).

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[2] Spartan, died 430 BC

Spartan, son of Sperthias. According to Hdt. 7,137 A. conquered Halieis. In 430 BC he fell into the hands of the Athenians as a member of a Peloponnesian d…

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Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld), “Aneristus”, 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 05 March 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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