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Cimon
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(Κίμων; Kímōn).

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[1] Known as Koálemos, born c. 585 BC, achieved three Olympic victories

C., known as Koálemos (‘the Stupid’), son of Stesagoras of Athens, born about 585 BC, had to leave Athens during the tyranny of  Peisistratus. During his exile he achieved two Olympic vi…

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Stein-Hölkeskamp, Elke (Cologne) and Hoesch, Nicola (Munich), “Cimon”, 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 12 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e613820>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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