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Lydiadas
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(Λυδιάδας; Lydiádas).

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[1] Tyrant of Megalopolis, 3rd cent. BC

Son of Eudamus from Caphyae (?, cf. Syll.3 504) [1. 401] or from Megalopolis; as tyrant of the latter, L. joined the city in 235 BC to the Achaean League ( Achaeans with map) (Pol. 2,44,5; Plut. Aratus 30; [1. 158; 3. 71f.; 87]), he served as its stratēgós in 234/3, 232/1 and again in 230/229. L.'s rivalry with Aratus [2] escalated when Argus joined the League under Aristomachus [4]; in the wa…

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Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Lydiadas”, 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 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e713010>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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