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Theophanes
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(Θεοφάνης/Theophánēs).

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[1] T. of Mytilene

Close confidant and historiographer of Pompey (Pompeius [I 3]). As a recently-discovered inscription [1. 377-383] shows, T., the son of Hieroitas, was already active as prytanis at Mytilene (FGrH 188 T 1) before making the acquaintance of Pompey, whom he accompanied on the campaign against Mith…

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Meister, Klaus (Berlin), Savvidis, Kyriakos (Bochum), Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna) and Berger, Albrecht (Berlin), “Theophanes”, 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 31 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1209500>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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