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Hagnon
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(Ἅγνων; Hágnōn).

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[1] Strategos in Athens, 5th cent. BC

Father of Theramenes [1. 191], in 440 BC stratēgós in the war of Athens against rebellious Samos (Thuc. 1,117,2). H. founded Amphipolis in 437/6 (Thuc. 4,102,3; 5,11,1). At the beginning of the Peloponnesian War he held the office of strategos again in 431/0 and 429/8 (Thuc. 2,58,1; 6,31,2; 2,95,3 [2. 117, 121]). According to Plutarch (Pericles 32) he was one of the opponents of  Pericles. …

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Will, Wolfgang (Bonn), Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) and Stanzel, Karl-Heinz (Tübingen), “Hagnon”, 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 26 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e501580>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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