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Demochares
(472 words)

(Δημοχάρης; Dēmochárēs).

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[1] Athenian delegate to Philip II, mocked by Seneca

Mentioned by Seneca as an Athenian delegate to Philip II and compared to the Homeric  Thersites because of his open and bold style of speech (cf. Il. 2,212ff.) (Sen. De ira 3,23,2f.). Possibly identical with D. [3] PA 3716.

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Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld), Engels, Johannes (Cologne) and Meister, Klaus (Berlin), “Demochares”, 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 04 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e314930>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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