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(Διογένης; Diogénēs). Known personalities: the Cynic D. [14] of Sinope, the philosophical historian D. [17] Laertius.

I. Politically active personalities

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[1] Macedonian troop commander in Attica since 233 BC

Athenian (?) [1. 341,1], Macedonian troop commander in Attica since 233 BC, who is supposed to have demanded Corinth from the Achaeans (Plut. Arat. 34,1-4) [2. 168,63] at the rumour of the death of  Aratus [2]; after the death of  Demetrius [3] II in 229, he facil…

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Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), Mehl, Andreas (Halle/Saale), Bringmann, Klaus (Frankfurt/Main), Strothmann, Meret (Bochum), Ameling, Walter (Jena), Bleckmann, Bruno (Strasbourg), Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), Degani, Enzo (Bologna), Inwood, Brad (Toronto), Bodnár, István (Budapest) et al., “Diogenes”, 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 27 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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