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(Μενέστρατος; Menéstratos).

[German version]

[1] A son of Niobe

One of the sons of Niobe (Hellanicus FGrH 4 F 21 with commentary by Jacoby).

[German version]

[2] Sacrifices himself for his lover Cleostratus

M. of Thespiae, who sacrifices himself for his lover Cleostratus, by volunteering …

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Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) and Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Menestratus”, 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 06 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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