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Polystratus
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(Πολύστρατος/Polýstratos).

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[1] Wealthy Athenian, councillor 411 BC

Wealthy Athenian, frequent office-holder, member of the boulḗ in 411 BC. After the oligarchic coup, he took part in the selection of the 5,000 citizens to whom political rights would in future be restricted. He was wounded in the naval battles against the Spartans off Eretria. After the fall of the Four Hundred (Tetrakosioi), P. was fined heavily; he was prosecuted again c. 410/409 at age …

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Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld), Dorandi, Tiziano (Paris) and Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Polystratus”, 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 09 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1002420>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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