Brill’s New Pauly

Get access

Hegesander
(324 words)

[German version]

[1] Athen. rhetor, middle of 4th cent. BC

Athenian rhetor, son of Hegesias from the deme Sunium and brother of  Hegesippus [1], in 361/60 BC treasurer (Aeschin. In Tim. 55f.; 95) of the strategos Timomachus and despite the latter's sentence for bribery shortly afterwards  tamias of Athena (Aeschin. In Tim. 110f. and schol.), implying that he was a rich man. In the trial against Timocrates  Aeschines [2] most likely slanderously accused him of illega…

Cite this page
Engels, Johannes (Cologne) and Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari), “Hegesander”, 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 22 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e505000>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲