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Nicagoras
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(Νικαγόρας/Nikagóras).

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[1] Tyrant of Zelia, c. 330 BC

According to the Greek historian Bato of Sinope (Athenaeus 7,289b-c = FHG 4, 348 fragment 1), N. was tyrant of Zelia. He is identical with the N. mentioned by Clement of Alexandria (Protrepticus 4,48), a contemporary of Alexander [4] the Great's and possibly tyrant by the grace of Darius [3] …

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Dreyer, Boris (Göttingen), Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum), Lasserre, F. (Lausanne) and Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald), “Nicagoras”, 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 16 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e821690>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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