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(Ἀθηνόδωρος; Athēnódōros).

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[1] Mercenary commander, in Persian service around 360 BC

Mercenary commander, from the Athenian cleruchy Imbrus. In Persian service around 360 BC, then in the service of the Thracian king  Berisades, to whom he became related by marriage. In the battle for the rulership in Thrace, A. won for the allied Berisades and  Amadocus the Athenians as symmachoi against  Cersebleptes. Because of th…

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Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld) and Hülser, Karl-Heinz (Constance), “Athenodoros”, 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 02 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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