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Menodorus
(302 words)

(Μηνόδωρος; Mēnódōros).

[German version]

[1] Legate of C. Calvisius Sabinus, died 35 BC

M. (according to Appian, elsewhere Mena(s), Μηνᾶς; Mēnâs), a freedman, previously perhaps a Cilician pirate, in about 40 BC S. Pompeius' admiral in the Tyrrhenian Sea. As an opponent of a settlement with the Triumviri (Plut. Antonius 32,6f.), M. defended Sardinia and Corsica. When Pompey threatened to strip him of his power at the instigation of his riv…

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Fündling, Jörg (Bonn) and Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Menodorus”, 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 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e733040>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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