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(Δίφιλος; Díphilos).

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[1] Athenian operator of a silver mine c. 330 BC

Athenian operator of a silver mine. In 330 BC, he was charged by Lycurgus with illegally mining the mesokrineís (pillars), which served both as markers to separate the various leases within the mine but also as safety props, and sentenced to de…

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Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld), Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA), Di Marco, Massimo (Fondi Latina), Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther (Göttingen) and Nutton, Vivian (London), “Diphilus”, 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 25 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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