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(Φιλοκράτης; Philokrátēs).

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[1] Athenian politician (beginning of the 4th cent. BC)

Athenian who advised the Athenians at the negotiations in 392/1 BC to reject a peace treaty with Sparta (Dem. Or. 23,116f.). As stratēgós, P. in the summer of 390 BC commanded ten ships that were sent to Cyprus to help Evagoras [1] but were captured by the Spartan Nauarch Teleutias (Xen.…

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Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld), Engels, Johannes (Cologne), Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich) and Ameling, Walter (Jena), “Philocrates”, 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 21 April 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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