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Menecles
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(Μενεκλῆς/Meneklês).

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[1] Athenian lawyer, 350 and 347 BC

Athenian. In 350 and 347 BC he was synegoros for Boeotus ( Mantitheus [3]) and his mother Plangon in two lawsuits (Dem. Or. 39,2; 40,9f.; 32). Allegedly a sycophant, Menecles was himself accused by Ninus's son. The prosecution speech (Din. fr. 33 Conomis) was attributed to Dinarchus.

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Engels, Johannes (Cologne), Brodersen, Kai (Mannheim) and Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald), “Menecles”, 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 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e732180>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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