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Ctesiphon
(390 words)

(Κτησιφῶν; Ktésiphôn).

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[1] Athenian, supporter of Demosthenes [2], 2nd half of the 4th cent. BC

Athenian, son of Leosthenes from Anaphlystus, supporter of  Demosthenes [2], whom he had successfully, though technically pre-empting official endorsement ( Euthynae), proposed in 337/6 for a crowning.  Aeschines [2] lodged a protest against this that was unambiguously rejected in 330 at the ‘crown trial’ (A…

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Engels, Johannes (Cologne) and Hauser, Stefan R. (Berlin), “Ctesiphon”, 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 24 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e623940>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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