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Thrasydaeus
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(Θρασυδαῖος/Thrasydaîos).

[German version]

[1] From Elis, c. 400 BC

T. from Elis. Leader of anti-Spartan democrats in the war between Elis and Sparta (402-400 BC), after initial successes in 400 he had to conclude a peace in which the Eleans abandoned dependent towns with the exception of Olympia (Xen. Hell. 3,2,21-31; Diod. 14,17,4-12; 34,1; Paus. 3,8,3-5).

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[2] Perhaps from Pharsalus, second half of the 4th cent. BC

In the 340s B…

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Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum) and Zahrnt, Michael (Kiel), “Thrasydaeus”, 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 22 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1212190>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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