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Diognetus
(335 words)

(Διόγνητος; Diógnētos).

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[1] Athenian, victor at the Dionysia in 415 BC

Athenian, son of Niceratus, from Cyantidae; brother of Nicias and Eucrates [2], father of Diomnestus. Winner at the Dionysia in 415 BC (Pl. Grg. 472a), afterwards exiled; in Athens in 404-03. Intervened in 403 with Pausanias on behalf of Nicias' sons. Died c. 396 (Lys. 18,4; 9f.; 21; And. 1,47). Perhaps identical with the pe…

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Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough), Mehl, Andreas (Halle/Saale), Pressler, Frank (Heidelberg) and Rist, Josef (Würzburg), “Diognetus”, 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 26 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e318880>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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