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Polemarchus
(246 words)

(Πολέμαρχος/Polémarchos).

[German version]

[1] Metic (resident foreigner) in Athens, brother of the orator Lysias

Wealthy métoikos in Athens, son of Cephalus [2] and brother of the orator Lysias [1], who unsuccessfully brought Eratosthenes [1], the main culprit amongst the Thirty Tyrants ( triákonta ) of the murder of P., to trial (Lys. Or. 12).

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Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough), Hübner, Wolfgang (Münster) and Simons, Roswitha (Düsseldorf), “Polemarchus”, 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 28 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1000050>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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