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Aristippus
(645 words)

(Ἀρίστιππος; Arístippos)

[German version]

[1] Tyrant of Argos (middle of the 3rd cent. BC)

From Argus, friend of the Antigonids, against whom his rival Aristeas called  Pyrrhus into the town in 272 BC (Plut. Pyrrh. 30,2); after 272/1 probably the tyrant [1. 396].

[German version]

[2] Tyrant of Argos (240-234 BC)

Grandson of [1] [1. 711], son of…

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Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), Döring, Klaus (Bamberg) and Stanzel, Karl-Heinz (Tübingen), “Aristippus”, 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 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e135560>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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