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(Νίκανδρος; Níkandros).

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[1] Spartan king, c. 715 BC

Spartan king, Eurypontid, the father of Theopompus (Hdt. 8,131). N. led the raid of Spartans and Asinaeans into Argolis, in retaliation for which the Argives destroyed Asine [1] (c. 715 BC). The settlement was re…

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Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld), Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari), Fantuzzi, Marco (Florence), Damschen, Gregor (Halle/Saale) and Bendlin, Andreas (Erfurt), “Nicander”, 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 01 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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