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Pytheas
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(Πυθέας; Pythéas).

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[1] P. from Aegina 5th cent. BC, his son proposed revenge measures after the battle of Plataeae

After the battle of Plataeae (479 BC) his son Lampon [1] proposed desecrating the corpse of  Mardonius [1] i…

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Stein-Hölkeskamp, Elke (Cologne), Engels, Johannes (Cologne), Gärtner, Hans Armin (Heidelberg) and Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Pytheas”, 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 08 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1016010>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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