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(Λυσιθείδης; Lysitheídēs).

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[1] Persian-friendly Greek, 5th cent. BC

A pro-Persian Greek of the 5th cent. BC, rendered great services to the army of Xerxes and is said to have introduced to it Themistocles who had fled from Greece (Diod. Sic. 11,56,4-8; however in Plut. Themistocles 26,4 Nicogenes is mentioned instead of L.).

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[2] Rich Athenian, 4th cent. BC

Rich Athenian (Dem. Or. 21,157) from the deme of Cicynna who owned la…

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Engels, Johannes (Cologne), “Lysitheides”, 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 02 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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