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Pherenicus
(207 words)

(Φερένικος; Pherénikos).

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[1] Theban politician

Theban, son of Cephisodotus, who had taken in Athenians who had fled from the Thirty Tyrants ( Triákonta ) into Thebes (Lys. fr. 78). After the occupation of the Cadmeia in 382 BC P., a follower of Ismenias' [1] faction, had to escape to Athens (Plut. Pelopidas 5,3). During the emigrant's attack on Thebes in December 379 P. waited with his people in the Thriasian Plain until a group led by Pelopid…

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Beck, Hans (Cologne), Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari) and Portmann, Werner (Berlin), “Pherenicus”, 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 19 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e919280>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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