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(Νικομήδης; Nikomḗdēs).

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[1] Spartan commander, 458 or 457 BC

Member of the Spartan royal family of the Agiadae, son of Cleombrotus [2], brother of Pausanias, the victor of Plataeae. In 458 or 457 BC, N. led a Spartan army as the guardian o…

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Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum), Schottky, Martin (Pretzfeld), Folkerts, Menso (Munich) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Nicomedes”, 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 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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