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Pantaleon
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(Πανταλέων/Pantaléōn).

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[1] King of the Pisates, middle of the 7th cent. BC

Son of Omphalion, king of the Pisates (middle of the 7th cent. BC); P.'s rule may have been perceived as tyranny already in his own lifetime (cf. Paus. 6,21,1). He temporarily wrested the organisation of the Olympic Games from the Eleians (Olympia IV.; Paus. 6,22,2) [1. 220f.]. …

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Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld), Dreyer, Boris (Göttingen) and Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki), “Pantaleon”, 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 26 June 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e906240>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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