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Archonides
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(Ἀρχωνίδης; Archōnídēs).

[German version]

[1] King of Herbita on Sicily (2nd half 5th cent. BC)

King of Herbita and other Sicilian communities. Participated in the founding of  Cale Acte by Ducetius about 446/5 BC (Diod. Sic. 12,8,2) and died around 414 as a friend of the Athenians (Thuc. 7,1,4).

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[2] King of Herbita on Sicily (End of 5th cent. BC)

King of Herbita and a friend of the Athenians (IG II2 32). Concluded in 403/2 …

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Meister, Klaus (Berlin), “Archonides”, 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 03 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e132970>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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