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Laches
(266 words)

(Λάχης; Láchēs).

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[1] Athenian strategós from a wealthy family, sent to Sicily in 427 BC with 20 warships

Athenian stratēgós from a wealthy family, sent to Sicily in 427 BC with 20 warships to protect the cities allied to Leontini (Thuc. 3,86) against Syracuse, he successfully led a number of campaigns out of Rhegium against the Aeolian Islands…

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Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld), “Laches”, 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 12 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e627760>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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