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Leogoras
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(Λεωγόρας; Leōgóras).

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[1] Father of the orator Andocides [1], 5th cent. BC

Father of the orator Andocides [1], member of an old Athenian noble family, tracing its roots back to Telemachus and Hermes and linked by marriage to the Alcmaeonids (Hellanicus FGrH 323a F 24a-c; schol. Aristoph. Nub. 109). L. was mocked by Aristophanes [3] because of his debauched and profligate way of life. In 426/5 BC he led a legation to…

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Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld) and Montanari, Franco (Pisa), “Leogoras”, 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 20 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e700980>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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