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Dromocleides
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(Δρομοκλείδης; Dromokleides).

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[1] Athenian archon 475/4 BC

Athenian archon 475/4 BC. (Diod. Sic. 11,50,1).

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[2] Athenian demagogue c. 295 BC

Influential and active Athenian demagogue, supporting  Demetrius [2] Poliorketes. In 295 BC he proposed that Piraeus and Munychia be handed over to Demetrius and, probably in 292/1, that the ‘saviour’ Demetrius be asked for an oracle (Plut. Demetrius 13,1-3; 34,1-7).

 Athens;  Kolakes

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Stein-Hölkeskamp, Elke (Cologne) and Engels, Johannes (Cologne), “Dromocleides”, 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 23 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e324420>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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