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(Φιλῖνος; Philînos).

[German version]

[1] Athenian politician

Athenian. P. proposed absorbing all thetai (thetes) into the hoplites ( hoplítai ) (Antiph. fr. 61 from the speech Katà Philînou). In 420/419 BC, he attempted to prevent a case brought against him for the improper use of public funds by inciting one Philocrat…

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Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld), Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald), Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg), Nutton, Vivian (London), Meister, Klaus (Berlin) and Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Philinus”, 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 20 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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