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Epicydes
(179 words)

(Ἐπικύδης; Epikýdēs).

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[1] Son of Euphemides of Athens c. 480 BC

Son of Euphemides of Athens. In 480 BC, he ran for the office of strategos but  Themistocles supposedly bribed him into withdrawing his candidacy (Plut. Themist. 6; Mor. 185A).

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[2] Confidant of Hannibal

Brother of Hippocrates, grandson of Arcesilaus, a Syracusian exile in Carthage. E. grew up in Carthage as the son of a Carthaginian woman (P…

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Stein-Hölkeskamp, Elke (Cologne) and Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Epicydes”, 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 19 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e332800>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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