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Cercidas
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(Κερκιδᾶς, Κερκίδας; Kerkidâs, Kerkídas).

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[1] Arcadian orator, supposedly acting in the political interest of Philippus II

C., an Arcadian orator mentioned by  Demosthenes [2] (Dem. Or. 18,295) in his famous ‘list of traitors’ in the speech ‘On the Crown’ and supposedly acting in the political interest of  Philippus II (similar also Theopomp. FGrH 115 F 119; Pol. 18,14,1-2). The conclus…

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Engels, Johannes (Cologne) and Furley, William D. (Heidelberg), “Cercidas”, 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 11 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e613150>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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