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(127 words)

(Πτωιόδωρος/Ptōiódōros, MSS Πτοιόδωρος/Ptoiódōros).

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[1] Exiled Theban, c. 425/4 BC

Exiled Theban; c. 425/4 BC, ringleader of a combined Athenian action against Siphae and Delium [1] intended to topple the oligarchic government of the Boeotian League (Thuc. 4,76,2 f.). The undertaking failed miserably.


R.J. Buck, Boiotia and the Boiotian League, 432-371 B.C., 1994, 16-18.

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[2] Politician from Megara, c. 350 BC

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Beck, Hans (Cologne), “Ptoeodorus”, 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 29 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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