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Gryllus
(113 words)

(Γρύλλος; Grýllos).

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[1] Father of Xenophon

Athenian; father of  Xenophon. Traill, PAA 281935.

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[2] Son of Xenophon, 4th cent. BC

Son of  Xenophon, born after 399 BC. G. was brought up with his brother Diodorus in Sparta. In 362 both fought in the Athenian army as allies of Sparta; G. died fighting on horseback in a skirmish before the battle of Mantinea and was greatly honoured for this (Xen. He…

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Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld), “Gryllus”, 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 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e500160>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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