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(Λάμπων; Lámpōn).

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[1] Son of Pytheas of Aegina, 5th cent. BC

Son of Pytheas of Aegina; after the victory at Plataeae (479 BC), he suggested to Pausanias that the body of Mardonius be defiled just like the latter had dishonoured the body of Leonidas [1] at Thermopylae (Hdt. 9,78f.).

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[2] Seer, co-founders of Thurii

L. the Seer. He p…

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Stein-Hölkeskamp, Elke (Cologne), Maharam, Wolfram-Aslan (Gilching), Ameling, Walter (Jena) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Lampon”, 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 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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