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[1] Tyrant of Eretria, 4th cent. BC

Tyrant of Eretria [1]. As the guest-friend of Meidias [2], the rich opponent of Demosthenes (Dem. Or. 21,110; 21,200), he turned to Athens for help in 349 BC when the exiled Cleitarchus [1] and Callias [9] of Chalcis, supported by Phalaecus of Phocis and Philippus [4] II, threatened his position (Aeschin. In Ctes. 86-88 with schol.). Phocion led the inglorious an…

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Cobet, Justus (Essen), Pelling, C. B. R. (Oxford), Baltes, Matthias (Münster), Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), Harmon, Roger (Basle), Hünemörder, Christian (Hamburg) and Saffrey, Henri D. (Paris), “Plutarchus”, 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 27 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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