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(Μιλτοκύθης; Miltokýthēs).

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[1] Leader of Thracian mercenaries at the Battle of Cunaxa, 401 BC

Thracian leader of mercenaries under Cyrus [3] the Younger, defected to the side of the Great King Artaxerxes [2] II after the Battle of Cunaxa in 401 BC (Xen. an. 2,2,7).

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[2] Thracian aristocrat, around 362 BC

Thracian aristocrat, treasurer (?) of Cotys [I 1] I, with whom he broke around 362 BC, seizing the Hiero…

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Peter, Ulrike (Berlin), “Miltocythes”, 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 14 April 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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