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Epicrates
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(Ἐπικράτης; Epikrátēs).

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[1] Democratic Athenian c. 400 BC

Athenian who fought with the democrats against the oligarchy in 403 BC. In 397 he and  Cephalus advocated collaboration with Persia and a clean, quick break with Sparta, even at the risk of a new war (Hell. Oxy. 10, 1-2 Chambers). After Conon's victory in the Aegean in 394, he accompanie…

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Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld), Stein-Hölkeskamp, Elke (Cologne), Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich) and Bäbler, Balbina (Göttingen), “Epicrates”, 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 08 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e332480>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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