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Xenocleides
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(Ξενοκλείδης/Xenokleídēs).

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[1] Corinthian naval commander, 5th cent. BC

Corinthian. One of five naval commanders sent by Corinth against Corcyra in 433 BC (Thuc. 1,46,2). The fleet achieved a partial victory near the Sybota islands (Thuc. 1,47-54; Diod. 12,33,3 f.). On the return voyage X. captured Anactorium on the Gulf of Ambracia and occupied the town with Corinthian settlers (Thuc. 1,55,1). In 426/…

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Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld) and Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Xenocleides”, 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 06 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12212760>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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