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(Δημόφιλος; Dēmóphilos).

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[1] Athenian orator, mid-4th cent. BC

Athenian orator who, in 346/45 BC, proposed the scrutiny of citizen lists which resulted in loss of citizenship for many (Aeschin. In Tim. 77,86; Androtion FGrH 324 F 52 = Philochorus FGrH 328 F 52; Sch. Aeschin. In Tim. 77) [1; 2].

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[2] Athenian prosecutor of Aristotle 323 BC

Athenian, accused  Aristotle in 323 BC (Diog. Laert. 5,5; Ath.…

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Engels, Johannes (Cologne) and Hidber, Thomas (Berne), “Demophilus”, 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 18 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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