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(Ἀριστοφάνης; Aristophánēs).

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[1] Athenian politician (beginning of the 4th cent. BC)

Son of  Nicophemus, a confidant of  Conon. Repeatedly chorēgós and trierarch. In 393 BC he was supposed to win  Dionysius I of Syracuse on Conon's order as an ally for Athens using a marriage alliance with  Evagoras of Salamis. When…

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Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld), Redies, Michael (Berlin), Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther (Göttingen) and Montanari, Franco (Pisa), “Aristophanes”, 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 27 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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