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(Ἡγήσιππος; Hēgḗsippos).

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[1] Athen. rhetor and envoy, 4th cent. BC

Son of Hegesias from Sunium, Athenian rhetor and envoy from a wealthy family. In 357/6 BC he spoke in the ekklesia as a champion of aid for Eretria (IG II2 125 = Tod, 154), in 356/5 of the Athenian symmachy with Phocis (Aeschin. In Ctes. 118; Dem. Or. 19,72-74 w…

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Engels, Johannes (Cologne), Hidber, Thomas (Berne), Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), Meister, Klaus (Berlin) and Markschies, Christoph (Berlin), “Hegesippus”, 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 21 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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