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Aristarchus
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(Ἀρίσταρχος; Arístarchos).

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[1] Athenian politician (end of the 5th cent. BC)

Athenian politician, in 411 BC the most embittered opponent of the demos among the 400 Oligarchs in Athens (Thuc. 8,90,1). A. participated in the fortification of  Eetioneia when he was strategos (Xen. Hell. 2,3,46). After the regime was toppled, he betrayed the border fortificati…

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Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld), Pressler, Frank (Heidelberg), Folkerts, Menso (Munich) and Montanari, Franco (Pisa), “Aristarchus”, 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 06 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e135290>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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