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(Ἰσμηνίας; Ismēnías or Ἱσμηνίας; Ismēnías).

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[1] Prominent Theban politician, 5th/4th cent. BC

Prominent Theban politician, famous for his wealth (Pl. Men. 90a). After the end of the Peloponnese War (431-404 BC), I., with  Androclidas, came to the fore as leaders of a Hetaeria which oppo…

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Beck, Hans (Cologne), Dreyer, Boris (Göttingen), Zaminer, Frieder (Berlin) and Hoesch, Nicola (Munich), “Ismenias”, 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 19 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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