(Πολυάνθης/Polyánthēs) from Corinth commanded a squadron in a sea battle off the Achaean coast in 413 BC (Thuc. 7,34,2). Bribed by Timocrates with Persian gold in 395, P. and Timolaus steered an anti-Spartan and probably also democratic course, which resulted in the Corinthian League (StV 225) (Xen. Hell. 3,5,1; Paus. 3,9,8; Hell. Oxy. 2,3).
Corinthus (II B); Peloponnesian War (with map)
J. B. Salmon, Wealthy Corinth, 1984
H.-J. Gehrke, Stasis, 1985, 83.
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Beck, Hans (Cologne),
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 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1000900>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510