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Prytanis
(191 words)

(Πρύτανις; Prýtanis).

[German version]

[1] Mythical king of Sparta

Mythical king of Sparta, allegedly son of Eurypon (Hdt. 8,131), who was considered to be progenitor of the Eurypontid dynasty. The genealogy is fictitious, however, like the one of the Agiads before the 6th cent. BC.

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[2] King of the Regnum Bosporanum in 310-309 BC

King of the Regnum Bosporanum in 310-309 BC, the youngest son of Paerisades [1] I. After the…

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Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum), von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen) and Gottschalk, Hans (Leeds), “Prytanis”, 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 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1012000>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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