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Arimnestus
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[German version]

Etruscan king who, according to  Pausanias (5,12,5), made a votive offering at Olympia as the first foreigner: a throne that was placed in the temple of Zeus. Cf. the throne of the Phrygian king Midas as the oldest votive offering in Delphi made by an outsider.

Bibliography

M. Cristofani (ed.), Dizionario della civiltà etrusca, 1985.

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Prayon, Friedhelm (Tübingen), “Arimnestus”, 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 25 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e135020>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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