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Demon
(247 words)

(Δήμων; Dḗmōn).

[German version]

[1] Uncle of Demosthenes

Uncle of  Demosthenes, honoured for the way in which he conducted his office as priest in 386/5 BC (IG II2 1140); possibly trierarch in 373/2 (IG II2 1607, 26; again later IG II2 1609,13; [1. 115] see Demosthenes 3597 II).

[German version]

[2] Nephew of Demosthenes, Athenian priest

Son of Demomeles of the Paeania deme, nephew of  Demosthenes, priest of th…

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Engels, Johannes (Cologne) and Meister, Klaus (Berlin), “Demon”, 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 17 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e315180>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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