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(Ζώπυρος; Zṓpyros).

[German version]

[1] Persian, took part in the capture of Babylon

Prominent Persian, son of Megabyzus [1], who according to Hdt. 3,153ff. had the gates of r…

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Wiesehöfer, Josef (Kiel), Baumbach, Manuel (Zürich), Heinze, Theodor (Geneva), Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald), Meister, Klaus (Berlin), Gärtner, Hans Armin (Heidelberg), Nutton, Vivian (London), Neudecker, Richard (Rome) and Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg), “Zopyrus”, 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 26 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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