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Theomnestus
(215 words)

(Θεόμνηστος/Theómnēstos).

[German version]

[1] From Athens, c. 400 BC

Athenian, accused by Lysitheus of cowardice after the battle of Corinthus (in 394 BC) in an action of dokimasia (epangelía dokimasías) or 'scrutiny'. By being convicted T. was unable to appear as a rhetor in the People's Assembly, but managed to have the verdict quashed by means of an action for false witness against Dionysius. Against a renewed accusation of cowardice rai…

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Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld) and Nutton, Vivian (London), “Theomnestus”, 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 12 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1209340>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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