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Nicocreon
(395 words)

(Νικοκρέων/Nikokréōn).

[German version]

[1] Conspirator against Evagoras, c. 375 BC

N. plotted unsuccessfully against Evagoras [1], the king of Salamis on Cyprus (Theopompos FGrH 115 F 103,12), and had to flee (around 375 BC). N.'s daughter became the mistress of Evagoras and of the heir to the throne, Pnytagoras. According to [1. 99-101] the result of this union was the future king Pnytagoras II, whose son was Nicocreon [2].

Bibliography

1 Beloch, …

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Dreyer, Boris (Göttingen) and Ameling, Walter (Jena), “Nicocreon”, 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 24 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e822590>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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