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Nesiotai
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(νησιῶται/nēsiôtai).

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[2] Aegean league of islanders, with Delos as its centre, c. 315 BC

League ( k oinon ) of islanders in the Aegean with Delos as its centre, probably founded by Antigonus [1] Monophthalmus in 315/4 BC rather than by Ptolemaeus in 308 BC. After the defeat of Demetrius [2] Poliorcetes 286 BC, the league was taken over by Ptolemaeus. It served a…

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Rhodes, Peter J. (Durham), “Nesiotai”, 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 05 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e820810>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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