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(Κλείταρχος; Kleítarchos).

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[1] Tyrant of Eretria 343/42-341 BC

Tyrant of Eretria. Even as a banned exile C. unsuccessfully attempted in 349/8 BC to seize Eretria, e.g., with the help of Philip II against an Athenian army under Phocion (Aeschin. In Ctes. 86-88 with Schol. [1. 318, n. 2]). Philip's intervention in Euboea in 343 and 342 [1. 502f., 545-549] brought C. to p…

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Cobet, Justus (Essen), Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) and Montanari, Franco (Pisa), “Cleitarchus”, 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 20 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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