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Leonides
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(Λεωνίδης; Leōnídēs). Cf. also Leonidas.

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[1] General Ptolemy I, c. 300 BC

General of Ptolemy I, stratēgós in Cilicia in 310/309 BC (Diod. Sic. 20,19,4). L. probably consecrated a helmet at Delos in 309/308 (IG XI 2, 161 B 77), and in 308 he was appointed by Ptolemy as commander of his Greek possessions. In 307/306, L. fulfilled the function of stratēgós

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Ameling, Walter (Jena), Nutton, Vivian (London) and Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Leonides”, 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 24 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e701280>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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