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(Θράσυλλος; Thrásyllos).

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[1] Athenian commander in the Peloponnesian War

(also Θράσυλος; Thrásylos). From Athens, served as a hoplite in the armed forces on Samos in 411 BC and was significantly involved there in the overthrow of an oligarchic revolution (Thuc. 8,73). Together with Thrasybulus [3], he organized the resistance against the oligarchs in Athens ( tetrakósioi [2]) and, through an oath, ob…

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Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld), Lakmann, Marie-Luise (Münster) and Harmon, Roger (Basle), “Thrasyllus”, 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 09 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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