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Euthycrates
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(Εὐθυκράτης; Euthykrátēs).

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[1] Olynthian, betrayed his home polis at the instigation of Philippus II

E., an Olynthian, allegedly accepted bribes from  Philipus II in 348 BC to betray his home polis, thus bearing part of the guilt for its destruction. Because of this, E. was ostracized by Athens (Diod. Sic. 16,53,2; Dem. Or. 8,40; 9,56; 18,295; 19,265-267; Hyp. fr. 76 Jensen). In c. 345-343, he acted as syndikos for the Delians in th…

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Engels, Johannes (Cologne), Neudecker, Richard (Rome) and Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther (Göttingen), “Euthycrates”, 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 12 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e407280>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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