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Alcibiades

(1,387 words)

Author(s): Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) | Lehmann, Gustav Adolf (Göttingen) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum)
(Ἀλκιβιάδης; Alkibiádēs). [German version] [1] Athenian (end of 6th cent. BC) Athenian, who in 510 BC supported  Cleisthenes when he initiated the expulsion of the Peisistratids from Athens (Isoc. Or. 16,26). [1; cf. 2]. Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) Bibliography 1 Traill, PAA, 121620. 2 Davies, 600,III u. V. [German version] [2] ‘the Elder’ Athenian, around 461 BC Son of the previous (cf. Pl. Euthd. 275a/b); after the deposition of  Cimon (462/1 BC) and the break between Athens and Sparta he laid down demonstratively the inherited title of a Lacedaimonian proxenos (Thuc. 5,43,2; 6,8…

Plangon

(80 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[German version] (Πλαγγών/ Plangṓn). Daughter of the Athenian stratēgós of 389 BC, Pamphilus [1], b. before 404. First wife of Mantias [1], to whom she bore Boeotus (alias Mantitheus) and, out of wedlock following the divorce and the death of her successor, Pamphilus. On the legal dispute over the right to bear the name between 'Mantitheus' and his half-brother Mantitheus [3], cf. Dem. Or. 38 and [Dem.] Or. 39f. ( c. 350). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Davies, 365f.  Traill, PAA 774575.

Diodorus

(3,891 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Riedweg, Christoph (Zürich) | Döring, Klaus (Bamberg) | Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) | Bartels, Jens (Bonn) | Et al.
(Διόδωρος, Διόδορος; Diódōros, Diódoros). Well-known representatives of the name: the philosopher D. [4] Kronos, the mathematician D. [8] of Alexandria, the universal historian D. [18] Siculus, the early Christian theologian D. [20] of Tarsus. [German version] [1] Athenian fleet commander in the Peloponnesian War Athenian, fleet commander with Mantitheus at the end of 408-407 BC at the Hellespont with a sufficient number of ships, so that Alcibiades [3] was able to sail to Samos and Thrasyllus and Theramenes to Athens (Diod. Sic. 13,68,2). (Traill, PAA 329550; Develin 171). Kinzl, …

Androcles

(281 words)

Author(s): Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
(Ἀνδροκλῆς; Androklês). [German version] [1] Messenian king shortly before the outbreak of the first Messenian War Son of Phintas, according to ancient tradition together with his brother Antiochus Messenian king shortly before the outbreak of the first Messenian War (Paus. 4,4,4). A. was supposed to have conducted, after the differences between Sparta and Messenia had already come to a crisis due to the murder of the Spartan king  Teleclus, in a new conflict with Sparta a moderate politics aimed at peaceful eq…

Demostratus

(143 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Eck, Werner (Cologne)
(Δημόστρατος; Dēmóstratos). [German version] [1] Athenian, demagogue, 415 BC Athenian, deme uncertain, from the clan of the  Buzygae (Aristoph. Lys. 397 with schol.; Aristid. 3,51). ‘Demagogue’ (Plut. Nic. 12,6) who in 415 BC proposed that the strategoi of the Sicilian expedition be given full powers as   autokrátores (Plut. Alc. 18,3; Aristoph. Lys. 391; unnamed in Thuc. 6,25,1) and also that Zacynthian hoplites be recruited (Aristoph. Lys. 393 with schol.). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Traill, PAA 319245; Develin, 149; Davies, 3276(B)(4). [German version] [2] D.…

Phanomachus

(67 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[German version] (Φανόμαχος; Phanómachos). Athenian stratēgós 430/ 429 BC: successful siege of Poteidaia in 430 BC; he was impeached on account of his alleged lenience towards the Poteidaians and acquitted. He was killed during the Athenians’ devastating defeat at Spartolus in the early summer of 329 BC (Thuc. 2,70; 79; Diod. Sic.12,47,3; Paus. 1,29,7: stele for the fallen at the Dipylon Gate). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)

Diodotus

(264 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Mehl, Andreas (Halle/Saale)
(Διόδοτος; Diódotos). [German version] [1] Author of 'people's resolution' about the fate of the Mytileans, 428/27 BC In 428/27 BC author of the psḗphisma (‘people's resolution’) about the fate of the Mytileneans. D. gave a speech against Cleon (Thuc. 3,41-49,1). Traill, PAA 328540. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography B. Manuwald, Der Trug des D., in: Hermes 107, 1979, 407-422 C. Orwin, in: American Political Science Review 78, 1984, 485-494 W. C. West III, (bibliogr.), in: P. A. Stadter (ed.), Speeches in Thuc., 1973, 156f. [German version] [2] Satrap of Bactria and S…

Andron

(315 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Meister, Klaus (Berlin) | Brodersen, Kai (Mannheim) | Höcker, Christoph (Kissing)
(Ἄνδρων; Ándrōn). [German version] [1] One of the 400 (end of the 5th cent. BC) From Gargettus, son of an Androtion and father of the Atthidographer  Androtion (FGrH 324), with sophistic interests (Pl. Grg. 487C; Prot. 315C). About a debt affair Dem. Or. 22,33 and passim. Probably identical with A., one of the 400 (500: [1]), author of a   psephisma against Antiphon [4] 411 BC (Craterus FGrH 342 F5). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography 1 G. Pesely, in: Illinois Class. Stud. 20, 1995, 66-76. Davies, 913 Traill, PAA 129265, 129130 P. Harding, Androtion and the Atthis, 1994, 14 f. …

Xenocritus

(409 words)

Author(s): Käppel, Lutz (Kiel) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Matthaios, Stephanos (Cologne) | Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna)
(Ξενόκριτος/ Xenókritos). [German version] [1] Choral lyricist of the 7th cent. BC Choral lyricist of the 7th cent. BC from Locri (in lower Italy). In the generation after Terpander he, Thaletas and Xenodamus took part in various musical reforms in Sparta (Plut. De musica 9,1134b-c). Like the other two he was a composer of paeans (Plut. loc.cit.), which were also classed as dithyrambs (Dithyrambos) in Antiquity because of their mythical and heroic subject matter (Plut. De musica 10,1134e; [1. 41], cf. [2. …

Pheidon

(487 words)

Author(s): Hölkeskamp, Karl-Joachim (Cologne) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld)
(Φείδων; Pheídōn). [German version] [1] Ph. the Corinthian From Corinth, legislator, early 7th cent. BC According to Aristot. Pol. 1265b 12-16, he was one of the 'oldest legislators' who is said to have been the originator of a law in which the number of houses had to equal the number of citizens; it appears therefore to have served to protect the owners of plots of land and to maintain the balance of land ownership ratios ( klḗros ). Like the similar law of Philolaus [1], the law is probably authentic; it was possibly still in use in the time of the Bacchiadae regime (early 7th cent. BC). Hölkeskamp…

Myrrhine

(81 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[German version] (Μυρρίνη/ Murrhínē). Athenian noblewoman, daughter of Callias [2], mother of five children by Hippias [1] (Thuc. 6,55,1). Born probably no later than 570 BC; year of death and other information unknown; object of ridicule in Aristophanes (Equ. 449). Added by Jacoby to the text of Cleidemus (FGrH 323 F 15) as the daughter of Charmus, the polemarch of c. 557/6 (regarding this and other entanglements [1. 450]). Myrtle; Peisistratus; Peisistratids Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography 1 Davies 2 PA 10485 3 Traill, PAA, 662355.

Demaratus

(514 words)

Author(s): Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) | Strothmann, Meret (Bochum) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Decker, Wolfgang (Cologne) | Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) | Et al.
(Δημάρατος; Dēmáratos). [German version] [1] Corinthian aristocrat 7th cent. BC Corinthian aristocrat, member of the  Bacchiadae family. D. made his fortune as a merchant around the middle of the 7th cent. BC, mainly through trade with Etruria. When he had to leave Corinth during the rule of  Cypselus he settled in Tarquinii with his followers and married an Etruscan aristocrat. According to ancient tradition the marriage produced two sons, one of whom became the first Etruscan king of Rome,  Tarquinius P…

Thrasycles

(190 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Ameling, Walter (Jena) | Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg)
(Θρασυκλῆς/ Thrasyklês). [German version] [1] Representative of Athens in the Peace of Nicias, 2nd half of the 5th cent. BC Athenian, who in 421/0 BC requested the proxenía for a resident of the Peloponnese (IG I3 80,7) and belonged to those who swore an oath on the truce and the alliance between Sparta and Athens in the so-called Peace of Nicias [1] in 421 (Thuc. 5,19,2; 24,1). In 412/1, T. was strategos along with Strombichides in the campaign to Asia Minor (Thuc. 8,15,1; 17,3; 19,2). Peloponnesian War Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Traill, PAA 517180 Develin 157; 141. …

Telesippus

(50 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[German version] (Τελέσιππος; Telésippos). Great-nephew of Pericles [1], son of Hippocrates [3], from Cholargus. C. 420 BC he and his brothers Demophon and Pericles were the target of comedic mockery (Aristoph. Nub. 1001; fr. 116 and 568 PCG; Eupolis fr. 112 PCG). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Davies, 11811, 456 f.

Miltiades

(1,099 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Pollmann, Karla (St. Andrews) | Wermelinger, Otto (Fribourg)
(Μιλτιάδης; Miltiádēs). From the 7th (Paus. 4,23,10; 8,39,3) to the 4th cent. BC, a name belonging to the family of the Philaïdae in Athens. [German version] [1] M. the Elder Victor in the four-horse chariot race at Olympia, probably in 548 BC. Son of Cypselus (archon 597/6 BC), grandson (?) of the tyrant Cypselus [2] of Corinth, relative ([7. 7]: adoptive son) of Hippocleides (archon 566/5); from the same mother as the three-time Olympian victor Cimon [1]. M. was victor in the four-horse chariot race at Olympia (548?). ‘Dynast’ alongsi…

Polyaratus

(210 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich)
(Πολυάρατος/ Polyáratos). [German version] [1] Rich Athenian official c. 400 BC Rich ([Demosth.] Or. 40,24) Athenian from Cholargus (IG I3 375,21), first mentioned in 410/409 BC ( ibid., l. 20 f.) as próhedros of the hellēnotamías (Hellenotamiai) Anaetius of Sphettus; then in 405/4 as grammateús (Grammateis) of the boulḗ (IG I3 126,5). P.' wife was a daughter of Menexenus and a sister of Dicaeogenes [1]; her estate was disputed by Dicaeogenes' adoptive son and P., then by P.' son Menexenus, probably the eldest (Isaeus 5; 389 BC). Until the 320s…

Chaereas

(228 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Ameling, Walter (Jena) | Meister, Klaus (Berlin) | Neudecker, Richard (Rome)
(Χαιρέας; Chairéas). [German version] [1] Strategos at Cyzicus, 410 BC Son of Archestratus (Lycomide?) of Athens. In 411/10 BC co- strategos in Samos, sent to Athens on the  Paralus, but was able to return (Thuc. 8,74,1-3; 86,3). In 410 strategos at Cyzicus (Diod. Sic. 13,49,6; 50,7; 51,3). PA 15093. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Davies, 9238 Fraser/Matthews, GPN 2, 1994, 469, no. 3 A. W. Gomme et al., Historical Commentary on Thucydides, 5, 1981, 266-268. [German version] [2] Nauarch of Ptolemy IX, 1st cent. BC Nauarch of Ptolemy IX; perhaps strategos of Cyprus; 88 BC…

Metiochus

(102 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[German version] (Μητίοχος; Mētíochos). Eldest son of Miltiades [2], half-brother of Cimon [2]. Commanded one of the five triremes used by Miltiades to flee from the Chersonesus [1] to Athens in 493 BC at the end of the Ionian Revolt. It was the one the Persians seized, but Darius [1] gave him a fief and a wife and children were regarded as full Persians (Hdt. 6,41,2-4; non-Herodotean tradition in Marcellinus, Thucydides Vita 12, but cf. e.g. [1. 302]). Nothing is known of his probably Athenian mother or any siblings. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography 1 Davies 2PA 10132 3 Traill, PAA…

Abdemon

(70 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[German version] Phoenician from Tyre (Diod. Sic. 14,98) or Citium (Theopomp. FGrH 115 F 103), who murdered the Tyrian usurper of Salamis c. 415 BC (Isoc. Or. 9,26).  Evagoras, who fled to Soli under A., returned in 411 (Isoc. Or. 9,26-32; Diod. Sic. loc. cit.) and restored the Greek monarchy. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography H. Berve, Die Tyrannis bei den Griechen, 1967, 341 F. G. Maier, Cyprus and Phoenicia, CAH 62, 312.

Megacles

(635 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Höcker, Christoph (Kissing)
(Μεγακλῆς; Megaklês). A name that was increasingly common in the Athenian house of the Alcmaeonids in the 7th-5th cents. BC. [German version] [1] Árchon (632/1? B.C.) according to Plutarch The first historical M. Plutarch (Solon 12,1) designates him by name as the árchōn (632/1?), allegedly responsible for the defeat of the Cylonian revolution ( Cylon [1]) and the subsequent curse of the Alcmaeonids (Hdt. 5,71; Thuc. 1,126). Peisistratids Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Develin, 30f. PA 9688 Traill, PAA 636340. [German version] [2] Politican and strongman in 6th-ce…

Taureas

(106 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[German version] (Ταυρέας; Tauréas). As a son of a cousin of Leogoras [1] (whose son, the orator Andocides [1], boasted he was from the “oldest of all the noble houses”, And. 1,47), he belonged to the Athenian nobility. Between 430 and 415 BC he was trounced by Alcibiades [3] in a dispute over a choregia; denounced in the scandal of the Mutilation of the Herms (Herms, Mutilation of the) in 415, he was released when Andocides confessed. At about this time T. already had an adult son. Plato [1] knows of a palaestra belonging to T. (Plat. Charm. 153a). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Davie…

Philoctemon

(80 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[German version] (Φιλοκτήμων; Philoktḗmōn). According to Isaeus (Or. 6) he was the oldest son of Euctemon from Cephisia, whose great fortune (brothels and bath houses, herds of goats and mules) caused a dispute. P. served as a knight; he died as a trierarch (captain of a trireme) around 370 BC off the coast of Chios. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Davies 15164; vgl. 14093  R.F. Wevers, Isaeus, 1969  W.E. Thompson, Isaeus VI: The Historical Circumstances, in: CR 20, 1970, 1-4.

Polemarchus

(246 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Hübner, Wolfgang (Münster) | Simons, Roswitha (Düsseldorf)
(Πολέμαρχος/ Polémarchos). [German version] [1] Metic (resident foreigner) in Athens, brother of the orator Lysias Wealthy métoikos in Athens, son of Cephalus [2] and brother of the orator Lysias [1], who unsuccessfully brought Eratosthenes [1], the main culprit amongst the Thirty Tyrants ( triákonta ) of the murder of P., to trial (Lys. Or. 12). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Traill, PAA 776500. [German version] [2] P. of Cyzicus Greek astronomer, c. 380-370 BC Astronomer who, between 380 BC and 370 BC, worked as the student of Eudoxus [1] and as teacher …

Phrynon

(209 words)

Author(s): Decker, Wolfgang (Cologne) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
(Φρύνων; Phrýnōn). [German version] [1] Olympic victor Victor at Olympia. Moretti [1. no. 58] dates his victory (in the pankration rather than the stadion) [2. 213: A 68] to the 36th Games = 636 BC. According to ancient tradition he died in 607/6 in a duel with  Pittacus of Mytilene over the ownership of  Sigeum. His activities as an oikistḗs (founder of a colony) suggests an aristocratic origin ([3. 63], otherwise [4. 160 note 59]). Decker, Wolfgang (Cologne) Bibliography 1 L. Moretti, Olympionikai, 1957 2 D.G. Kyle, Athletics in Ancient Athens, 21993 3 H.W. Pleket, Zur Soziologie…

Polycrates

(1,447 words)

Author(s): Cobet, Justus (Essen) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald) | Engels, Johannes (Cologne) | Ameling, Walter (Jena)
(Πολυκράτης; Polycrátēs). [German version] [1] Tyrant of Samos, 540-522 BC Son of Aeaces [1], tyrant of Samos c. 540-522 BC, initially together with his brothers Pantagnostus and Syloson; he killed the former and expelled the latter (Hdt. 3,39). Aristotle calls major constructions comparable to the pyramids [6] 'the works of P.' (Aristot. Pol. 1313b 24); Herodotus pinpoints three buildings on Samos as the largest among those of the Greeks: the Temple of Hera, the harbour mole and the aqueduct of the architect Eu…

Tisamenus

(313 words)

Author(s): Binder, Carsten (Kiel) | Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
(Τεισαμενός/ Teisamenós, Lat. Tisamenus). [German version] [1] Son of Thersander Son of Thersander, the king of Thebes and of Demonassa [1] (Paus. 9,5,15) and therefore a grandson of Polyneices (Hdt. 6,52). After the death of his father in Mysia, Peneleus at first led the Theban contingent to Troy in place of T. who was still too young (Hom. Il. 2,494). T. became king of Thebes only after Peneleus died. Under his rule, the curse on his lineage was supposedly dormant. His son Theras is said to have settled the island of Thera (Hdt. 4,147; Paus. 3,15,6 f.). Binder, Carsten (Kiel) …

Charinus

(227 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Furley, William D. (Heidelberg)
(Χαρῖνος; Charînos). [German version] [1] Enemy of Megara, 5th cent. BC In 433/32 BC, in accordance with the wishes of Pericles, proposed a statute of eternal hatred and active enmity towards Megara, owing to the murder of a herald (Plut. Pericles 30,3; Mor. 812C-D; PA 15434). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Develin 101 P. M. Fraser, E. Matthews, A Lexicon of Greek personal names, vol. 2, 1994, 475, no. 4. [German version] [2] Athenian, c. 340 BC Athenian friendly towards Macedonia, c. 340 BC (Dem. Or. 58,37f.; Din. 1,63; PA 15437). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography…

Peisianax

(112 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[German version] (Πεισίαναξ; Peisíanax). Athenian, Alcmaeonid (Alcmaeonids), brother of Isodice who married Cimon [2] in around 480 BC . P. endowed the Stoa Peisianakteios built around 460 on the northern side of the Athenian Agora near the Panathenaean Way. Its foundations have been partly uncovered north of the modern Hadrian's Road. Four large plates (e.g. Battle of Marathon: [1]) decorated this hall that was later known as the Stoa Poikile. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography 1 E. Harrison, The South Frieze of the Nike Temple and the Marathon Painting in the…

Thessalus

(1,026 words)

Author(s): Binder, Carsten (Kiel) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg) | Nutton, Vivian (London)
(Θεσσαλός/ Thessalós). [German version] [1] Eponym of the Greek territory of Thessaly Eponym of the Greek territory of Thessaly (Thessalians, Thessalia; Plin. HN 4,28), son of Haemon [1] (Rhianus FGrH 265 F 30), of the Heraclid Aeatus (Charax FGrH 103 F 6) or of Iason [1] and Medea (Diod. Sic. 4,54 f.). Binder, Carsten (Kiel) [German version] [2] Of Athens, son of Peisistratus [4] Athenian, son of Peisistratus [4]. Not named in Herodotus, T. first appears in Thucydides (1,20,2; 6,55,1) as a childless full brother of Hippias [1] and Hipparchus [1] from t…

Tydeus

(361 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René (Basle) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
(Τυδεύς; Tydeús). [German version] [1] Son of Oeneus and Periboea Son of Oeneus and Periboea [6]. He has to leave his home after killing one of his relatives (for his motive: [1. 175]). In Argos, Adrastus [1] gives him his daughter Deipyle in marriage. In the siege of Troy, their son Diomedes [1] fights hard to match the achievements of his father in every way. As one of the Seven against Thebes, T. is part of an embassy to the city and emerges victorious from a series of contests with the Thebans. On his…

Autocles

(195 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Engels, Johannes (Cologne)
(Αὐτοκλῆς; Autoklês). [German version] [1] Strategos 425-3 BC, arranged a truce with Sparta together with Nicias in 423 BC Of Anaphlystus (IG I3 370,17), son of Tolmaeus. Strategos in 425/24 (with Nicias i.a., before Cythera, Thuc. 4,53,1), 424/23 and 418/17 BC (IG ibid.). Together with Nicias i.a., he arranged a truce with Sparta in 423 (Thuc. 4,119,2; Schol. Aristoph. Equ. 796). Traill, PAA 239060. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Davies, 2717. [German version] [2] Athenian rhetor and strategos, 472/1 BC; peace envoy in Sparta Son of Strombychides from the deme of E…

Meltas

(111 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[German version] (Μέλτας; Méltas). His name is mentioned only by Pausanias (2,19,2): son of (‘king’; Plut. mor. 89e) Lakedas, descendant in the tenth generation of Medon (the grandson of Temenos), the last king of the Argives (mostly identified with the last Temenid king mentioned but not named in Diod. 7,13,2). Non historical character, neither the son of Leokedes mentioned in Hdt. 6,127,3 or the son of Pheidon (ca. 1st half of 6th.cent.BC) nor the magistrate ( basileús) Melantas c. 450 BC (ML 42, Z. 43). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography T. Kelly, History of Argos, 1976, 107f. M.…

Deinomache

(53 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[German version] (Δεινομάχη; Deinomáchē). Daughter (Plut. Alc. 1,1) of Megacles (son of Hippocrates from Alopece); great-niece of Cleisthenes; wife (Plat. Alc. 105d; Ath. 5,219c) of the Cleinias killed in 447/46 BC; mother of Alcibiades [3] (Plat., Ath. ibid.; Prt. 320a). Traill, PAA 302530; Davies 600, 9688, Table 1. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)

Niceratus

(427 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari) | Neudecker, Richard (Rome)
(Νικήρατος; Nikḗratos). [German version] [1] Athenian trierarch, 410/409 BC Son of Nicias [1]; learned reciter of Homer (Xen. Symp. 3,5; 4,6; Aristot. Rhet. 1413a). Athenian trierarch (Trierarchy) in 410/409 BC (IG I3 375,36). Of the wealth his grandfather had acquired from silver mines and mine slaves, at the time of his murder by the Thirty ( Triákonta ) in 404/3 BC only 14 talents were left (Lys. 19,47; Xen. Hell. 2,3,39; Diod. 14,5,5). After his murder his uncle Diognetus [1] interceded against the Thirty with the Spartan king Pausanias by placing N.'s son on his knee (Lys. 18,6-10). Kin…

Phaeax

(301 words)

Author(s): Käppel, Lutz (Kiel) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Hünemörder, Christian (Hamburg)
(Φαίαξ; Phaíax). [German version] [1] Ancestor of the Phaeaces Mythical ancestor of the Phaeaces, father of Alcinous [1] and Locrus [3] (Diod. Sic. 4,72,2; differenly: Hom. Od. 7,54ff.; Nausithous [1]). Käppel, Lutz (Kiel) [German version] [2] Mythical naval officer of Theseus Mythical naval officer of Theseus, together with Nausithous [3] (Plut. Theseus 17). Käppel, Lutz (Kiel) Bibliography Deubner, 225. [German version] [3] Athenian politician, 5th cent. BC Athenian, son of Eresistratus, Acharnian (Aeschin. 3,138; ostraka [3. 78 no. 152]); from a prominent fa…

Charicles

(186 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld)
(Χαρικλῆς; Chariklês). [German version] [1] Athenian politician, late 5th cent. BC Athenian from the phyle of Oeneis; son of Apollodorus. As a democrat in 415 BC he investigated the Mutilation of the Herms with Peisander (Andoc. 1,36), and in 414/13 was strategos in the Peloponnesian campaign (Thuc. 7,20;26; Diod. Sic. 13,9,2). However, in 411 he followed Peisander over to the ‘Four hundred’ (Lys. 13,73f.). In 404 played a significant role in the oligarchy of the ‘Thirty’ (Xen. Hell. 2,3,2; Mem. 1,2,31; Andoc. 1,101; Aristot. Pol. 1305…

Peisistratus

(739 words)

Author(s): Waldner, Katharina (Berlin) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
(Πεισίστρατος; Peisístratos). [German version] [1] Companion of Telemachus Son of Nestor [1], ruler of Pylos, and of Eurydice. He accompanied Telemachus, who was of the same age, to Sparta (Hom. Od. 3,400-483; 15,44ff.; Paus. 4,1,4). Waldner, Katharina (Berlin) [German version] [2] Son of Peisistratus [1] Son of P. [1], grandson of Nestor [1]. He as the only one of the Nelids, does not go to Athens when they are driven out of Messenia by the Heraclids (Paus. 2,18,8f.; Hdt. 5,65). Waldner, Katharina (Berlin) Bibliography J. Andrée-Hanslik, s.v. P., RE 19, 155f. [German version] [3] Athen…

Patrocles

(438 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Brodersen, Kai (Mannheim) | Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg) | Neudecker, Richard (Rome)
(Πατροκλῆς; Patroklês). [German version] [1] Athenian office holder, end of the 5th cent. BC Athenian, árchōn basileús in (404/)403 BC; a relative of Isocrates, who defended him (Isoc. Or. 18,5). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Develin, 94 Nr. 1  Traill, PAA 768600. [German version] [2] Accuser of Demosthenes An Athenian from Phlya; his accusation of paranomia (Paranomon graphe) against Demosthenes [2] (Dem. Or. 18,5) was unanimously rejected and cost him a fine of 500 drachmas. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Traill, PAA 768710. [German version] [3] Gree…

Menestratus

(320 words)

Author(s): Käppel, Lutz (Kiel) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Neudecker, Richard (Rome)
(Μενέστρατος; Menéstratos). [German version] [1] A son of Niobe One of the sons of Niobe (Hellanicus FGrH 4 F 21 with commentary by Jacoby). Käppel, Lutz (Kiel) [German version] [2] Sacrifices himself for his lover Cleostratus M. of Thespiae, who sacrifices himself for his lover Cleostratus, by volunteering to take his place and be thrown to the dragon that on Zeus's instructions is fed a young man each year. Barbs on his armour kill the monster (Paus. 2,26,7f.) Käppel, Lutz (Kiel) [German version] [3] Athenian, denounced in 415 BC Athenian, one of 18 denounced by Teucer in connexio…

Diognetus

(335 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Mehl, Andreas (Halle/Saale) | Pressler, Frank (Heidelberg) | Rist, Josef (Würzburg)
(Διόγνητος; Diógnētos). [German version] [1] Athenian, victor at the Dionysia in 415 BC Athenian, son of Niceratus, from Cyantidae; brother of Nicias and Eucrates [2], father of Diomnestus. Winner at the Dionysia in 415 BC (Pl. Grg. 472a), afterwards exiled; in Athens in 404-03. Intervened in 403 with Pausanias on behalf of Nicias' sons. Died c. 396 (Lys. 18,4; 9f.; 21; And. 1,47). Perhaps identical with the person named by Traill (PAA 327535, 327540). Traill, PAA 327820; Davies 10808. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) [German version] [2] Nauarch of Antiochus III c. 220 BC As nauarch of An…

Neocles

(460 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Beck, Hans (Cologne) | Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald)
(Νεοκλῆς; Neoklȇs). [German version] [1] Father of the Athenian politician Themistocles The politically inactive father of the Athenian politician and commander Themistocles (Plut. Themistocles 1; [1. 60-66; 69f.]; therefore Themistocles is called a ‘newcomer ’in Hdt. 7,143) ; aristocrat (Nep. Themistocles 1), a member of the Lycomidae family. N.'s wife was possibly non-Athenian. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography 1 F.J. Frost, Plutarch's Themistocles, 1980. Davies, 212ff.  Traill, PAA 706445. [German version] [2] Probable son of Themistocles Probably eldest s…

Menander

(3,637 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) | Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther (Göttingen) | Meister, Klaus (Berlin) | Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki) | Et al.
(Μένανδρος; Ménandros). [German version] [1] Joint strategos with Nicias, 414 BC The Athenians M. and Euthydemus [1], who were already in Sicily, were chosen as joint strategoi of Nicias towards the end of 414 BC, during the Sicilian Expedition, to support him until the relief expedition of Demosthenes [1] arrived (413) (Thucyd. 7,16,1; Plut. Nicias 20,2); re-elected 413/12 (Plut. Nicias 20,6-8; Thucyd. 7,69,4; Diod. 13, 13,2). Possibly identical with the M. who fought in Abydus in 409 (Xen. Hell. 1,2,16). He was stratēgós with Tydeus (405/4) in the defeat at Aigos potamoi (X…

Polyeuctus

(609 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Engels, Johannes (Cologne) | Neudecker, Richard (Rome)
(Πολύευκτος/ Polýeuktos). [German version] [1] Son of the Athenian Themistocles Third son of Themistocles and his first wife Archippe, daughter of Lysander of Alopece (who adopted the second son, Diocles); nothing is known of his life. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Davies, 6669  R. Frost, Plutarch's Themistocles. A Historical Commentary, 1980, ad 32,1  Traill, PAA, 778325. [German version] [2] Athenian rhetor, 2nd half of 4th cent. BC Son of Sostratus of the Sphettus deme, Athenian rhetor of the 2nd half of the 4th cent. BC, in the circle of Demost…

Myron

(1,023 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Neudecker, Richard (Rome) | Meister, Klaus (Berlin)
(Μύρων; Mýrōn). [German version] [1] Name of several persons from Sicyon Several persons from Sicyon named M. are mentioned in literature: a) Hdt. 6,126,1: Sicyonian nobleman (7th century BC), son of Andreas, father of Aristonymus, grandfather of the ‘tyrant’ Cleisthenes [1]. b) Paus. 6,19,1f.: the ‘tyrant’ M., victor in the chariot race at Olympia (648 BC), founder of the Sicyonian treasure house (thesauros) at Olympia. c) Nicolas of Damascus, FGrH 90 F 61: one of the three tyrant brothers descended from Orthagoras (evil M., good Isodemus, cunning Cleisthenes) from the ‘ Orthagorides…

Themistocles

(904 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[German version] (Θεμιστοκλῆς). Athenian, of the Phrearrhii deme in the Leontis phyle, and of the family of the Lycomidae, b. c. 525 BC, the son of Neocles [1] (Hdt. 7,143 et alibi; Nep. T. 1,1; Plut. T. 1,1 and 4; Aristid. 5,4) and a perhaps non-Athenian mother (cf. Nep. T. 1,1; Plut. T. 1,2); an important politician at the time of the Persian Wars [1]. Mnesiphilus is said to have been the teacher of T., who was reputed to have been headstrong (cf. Thuc. 1,138,3; Nep. T. 1,2; Plut. T. 2) and to set little store by artistic education (Ion …

Timonassa

(60 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[German version] (Τιμώνασσα; Timṓnassa). Daughter of a Gorgilus of Argus. At first the wife of the Cypselid Archinus, tyrant of Ambracia. Later the second wife of Peisistratus [4], the father of her two sons Iophon [1] and Hegesistratus [1]  (Aristot. Ath. pol. 17,3). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Davies 11793,VI, p. 449  L. de Libero, Die archaische Tyrannis, 1996, 88.

Peisistratids

(490 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[German version] (Πεισιστρατίδαι; Peisistratídai). Athenian aristocratic oíkos from Brauron (Plut. Solon 10,3; Pl. Hipparch. 228b), which is said to go back Neleus, son of Zeus, via Nestor [1] of Pylos (Hdt. 5,65; Peisistratus [1] and [2]). Herodotus only refers to the Athenian sons of the tyrant Peisistratus [4] and their offspring as P. (528/7-511/10 BC), whereas later and modern literature often includes all generations: in 669/8 BC, a  Peisistratus [3] is árchōn (Paus. 2,24,7); the name of Hippocrates [1], the father of Peisistratus [4], is remembered because o…

Nicides

(69 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[German version] (Νικίδης/ Nikídēs). Son of Phoenicides, of the dḗmos of Melite (IG I3 422 col. III, 212; 216; 424,17f.; 426 col. II, 75; And. 1,12f.: Nikiades). In 415 BC, he was condemned to death in absentia in a sacrilege case (see Mutilation of the Herms) upon denunciation by Andromachus; his property was sold (IG, ibid.). Alcibiades [3]; Meletus [1] Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Davies, 408  Traill, PAA 713050.

Diotimus

(622 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld) | Degani, Enzo (Bologna) | Selzer, Christoph (Frankfurt/Main)
(Διότιμος; Diótimos). [German version] [1] Strategos in Corcyra 433/2 BC Athenian, son of Strombichides, from Euonymon (his family is known into the 3rd cent.). Strategos in Corcyra in 433/32 BC (Thuc. 1,45,2; IG I3 364,9); 439-32 nauarchos at Neapolis (Timaeus FGrH 566 F 98); he may have led a legation to Susa (Str. 1,3,1). Perhaps identical with D. in Ath. 10,436e. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Fraser/Matthews (1) Davies, 4386. [German version] [2] Athenian strategos c. 390 BC Athenian strategos. Commander of the Athenian mercenary force near Corinth in 390/…

Charinos

(225 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Furley, William D. (Heidelberg)
(Χαρῖνος). [English version] [1] Gegner Megaras, 5. Jh. v.Chr. Beantragte 433/32 v.Chr. im Sinne des Perikles ein Gesetz zu ewigem Haß und tätiger Feindschaft gegen Megara wegen Ermordung eines Herolds (Plut. Perikles 30,3; mor. 812C-D; PA 15434). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Develin 101  P.M. Fraser, E. Matthews, A Lexicon of Greek personal names, Bd. 2, 1994, 475, Nr. 4. [English version] [2] Athener, ca. 340 v.Chr. Makedonenfreundlicher Athener, ca. 340 v.Chr. (Demosth. or. 58,37f.; Deinarch. 1,63; PA 15437). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography P.M. Fra…

Menandros

(3,190 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) | Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther (Göttingen) | Meister, Klaus (Berlin) | Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki) | Et al.
(Μένανδρος). [English version] [1] Mitstratege des Nikias, 414 v.Chr. Die Athener M. und Euthydemos [1], die sich bereits in Sizilien befanden, wurden gegen E. 414 v.Chr. während der “Sizilischen Expedition” zu Mitstrategen des Nikias gewählt, um ihn bis zur Ankunft der Hilfsexpedition des Demosthenes [1] (413) zu unterstützen (Thuk. 7,16,1; Plut. Nikias 20,2); wiedergewählt 413/12 (Plut. Nikias 20,6-8; Thuk. 7,69,4; Diod. 13, 13,2). Vielleicht identisch mit dem M., der 409 in Abydos kämpfte (Xen. hell. 1,2,16). Mit Tydeus stratēgós (405/4) bei der Niederlage von Aigos p…

Androkles

(256 words)

Author(s): Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
(Ἀνδροκλῆς). [English version] [1] Messenischer König kurz vor Ausbruch des 1. Messenischen Krieges Sohn des Phintas, nach ant. Tradition zusammen mit seinem Bruder Antiochos messenischer König kurz vor Ausbruch des 1. Messenischen Krieges (Paus. 4,4,4). A. soll, nachdem sich die Differenzen zw. Sparta und Messenien durch die Ermordung des spartanischen Königs Teleklos bereits zugespitzt hatten, in einem neuerlichen Konflikt mit Sparta eine gemäßigte, auf friedlichen Ausgleich hin angelegte Politik vertreten…

Demostratos

(130 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Eck, Werner (Köln)
(Δημόστρατος). [English version] [1] Athener, Demagoge, 415 v.Chr. Athener, unsicher, aus welchem Demos, Buzyge (Aristoph. Lys. 397 mit schol.; Aristeid. 3,51). “Demagoge” (Plut. Nik. 12,6), der 415 v.Chr. die Bevollmächtigung der Strategen der sizilischen Expedition als autokrátores beantragte (Plut. Alk. 18,3; Aristoph. Lys. 391; ohne Namen Thuk. 6,25,1) sowie die Anwerbung zakynthischer Hopliten (Aristoph. Lys. 393 mit schol.). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Traill, PAA 319245; Develin, 149; Davies, 3276(B)(4). [English version] [2] D.P...anus Von Fro…

Myrrhine

(74 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[English version] (Μυρρίνη). Adelige Athenerin, Tochter des Kallias [2], Mutter von fünf Kindern des Hippias [1] (Thuk. 6,55,1). Geb. kaum nach 570 v.Chr., Todesjahr oder sonstiges unbekannt; bei Aristophanes (Equ. 449) Gegenstand des Spottes. Von Jacoby in den Text von Kleidemos (FGrH 323 F 15) eingefügt als Tochter des Charmos, des Polemarchen von ca. 557/6 (zu dieser und anderen Verwirrungen [1. 450]). Peisistratos; Peisistratidai Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography 1 Davies 2 PA 10485 3 Traill, PAA, 662355.

Diognetos

(312 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Mehl, Andreas (Halle/Saale) | Pressler, Frank (Heidelberg) | Rist, Josef (Würzburg)
(Διόγνητος). [English version] [1] athen. Sieger bei den Dionysia 415 v. Chr. Athener, Sohn des Nikeratos, aus Kydantidai; Bruder des Nikias und Eukrates [2], Vater des Diomnestos. Sieger bei den Dionysia 415 v.Chr. (Plat. Gorg. 472a), danach exiliert; 404/3 in Athen. Intervenierte 403 bei Pausanias für Nikias' Söhne. Starb ca. 396 (Lys. 18,4; 9f.; 21; And. 1,47). Vielleicht identisch mit der bei Traill (PAA 327535, 327540) genannten Person. Traill, PAA 327820; Davies 10808. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) [English version] [2] Heerführer des Antiochos III. um 220 v. Chr. Führte als …

Phanomachos

(50 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[English version] (Φανόμαχος). Athenischer stratēgós 430/ 429 v.Chr.: erfolgreiche Belagerung Poteidaias im J. 430; Anklage wegen angeblicher Milde gegen die Poteidaier und Freispruch; verheerende Niederlage und Tod im Frühsommer 329 bei Spartolos (Thuk. 2,70; 79; Diod. 12,47,3; Paus. 1,29,7: Stele für die Gefallenen beim Dipylon-Tor). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)

Peisianax

(98 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[English version] (Πεισίαναξ). Athener, Alkmaionide (Alkmaionidai), Bruder der Isodike, die um 480 v.Chr. Kimon [2] heiratete. P. stiftete die um 460 auf der Nordseite der athen. Agora beim panathenaiischen Weg errichtete Stoa Peisianakteios, deren Fundamente nördlich der h. Hadrianu-Straße teilweise freigelegt sind. Vier große Bildtafeln (z.B. Marathonschlacht: [1]) zierten diese später als Stoa Poikile bekannte Halle. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography 1 E. Harrison, The South Frieze of the Nike Temple and the Marathon Painting in the Painted St…

Phaiax

(270 words)

Author(s): Käppel, Lutz (Kiel) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Hünemörder, Christian (Hamburg)
(Φαίαξ). [English version] [1] Stammvater der Phaiakes Myth. Stammvater der Phaiakes, Vater des Alkinoos [1] und des Lokros [3] (Diod. 4,72,2; anders Hom. Od. 7,54ff.; Nausithoos [1]). Käppel, Lutz (Kiel) [English version] [2] myth. Schiffsoffizier des Theseus Myth. Schiffsoffizier des Theseus, zusammen mit Nausithoos [3] (Plut. Theseus 17). Käppel, Lutz (Kiel) Bibliography Deubner, 225. [English version] [3] Athen. Politiker, 5. Jh. v. Chr. Athener, Sohn des Eresistratos, Acharner (Aischin. 3,138; Ostraka [3. 78 Nr. 152]); aus vornehmer Familie und etwa gl…

Plangon

(69 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[English version] (Πλαγγών). Tochter des athen. stratēgós des J. 389 v.Chr. Pamphilos [1], geb. vor 404. Erste Frau des Mantias [1], dem sie Boiotos (alias Mantitheos) und - außerehelich nach Scheidung und Tod ihrer Nachfolgerin - Pamphilos gebar. Zum Rechtshandel um das Namensrecht zwischen “Mantitheos” und Halbbruder Mantitheos [3] vgl. Demosth. or. 38 und [Demosth.] or. 39f. (ca. 350). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Davies, 365f.  Traill, PAA 774575.

Patrokles

(405 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Brodersen, Kai (Mannheim) | Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg) | Neudecker, Richard (Rom)
(Πατροκλῆς). [English version] [1] Athen. Amtsträger (Ende 5. Jh. v. Chr.) Athener, im J. (404/)403 v.Chr. árchōn basileús; Verwandter des Isokrates und von ihm verteidigt (Isokr. or. 18,5). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Develin, 94 Nr. 1  Traill, PAA 768600. [English version] [2] Ankläger des Demosthenes Athener aus Phlya; seine Paranomieklage ( paranómōn graphḗ ) gegen Demosthenes [2] (Demosth. or. 18,5) wurde einhellig zurückgewiesen und kostete ihn 500 Drachmen Bußgeld. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Traill, PAA 768710. [English version] [3] g…

Polyeuktos

(545 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Engels, Johannes (Köln) | Neudecker, Richard (Rom)
(Πολύευκτος). [English version] [1] Sohn des Atheners Themistokles Drittältester Sohn des Themistokles und dessen erster Frau Archippe, der Tochter des Lysandros von Alopeke (der den zweitältesten, Diokles, adoptierte); unbekannten Lebenslaufes. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Davies, 6669  R. Frost, Plutarch's Themistocles. A Historical Commentary, 1980, ad 32,1  Traill, PAA, 778325. [English version] [2] athen. Rhetor, 2. H. 4. Jh. v. Chr. Sohn des Sostratos aus dem Demos Sphettos, athen. Rhetor der 2. H. des 4. Jh. v. Chr. im Umkreis des Dem…

Demaratos

(482 words)

Author(s): Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) | Strothmann, Meret (Bochum) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Decker, Wolfgang (Köln) | Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) | Et al.
(Δημάρατος). [English version] [1] Korinthischer Aristokrat, 7. Jh.v.Chr. Korinthischer Aristokrat, Angehöriger der Familie der Bakchiadai. D. gelangte um die Mitte des 7. Jh.v.Chr. als Kaufmann bes. durch den Handel mit Etrurien zu Wohlstand. Als er unter der Herrschaft des Kypselos Korinth verlassen mußte, ließ er sich mit seinem Gefolge in Tarquinii nieder und heiratete eine etr. Aristokratin. Antiker Tradition zufolge gingen aus der Ehe zwei Söhne hervor, u.a. der erste etr. König Roms, Tarquinius P…

Abdemon

(72 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[English version] Phoiniker aus Tyros (Diod. 14,98) oder Kition (Theop. FGrH 115 F 103), der den tyrischen Usurpator von Salamis ca. 415 v. Chr. ermordete (Isokr. or. 9,26). Der unter A. nach Soloi geflüchtete Euagoras kehrte 411 zurück (Isokr. or. 9,26-32; Diod.l.c.) und stellte die griech. Monarchie wieder her. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography H. Berve, Die Tyrannis bei den Griechen, 1967, 341  F. G. Maier, Cyprus and Phoenicia, CAH 62, 312.

Neokles

(393 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Beck, Hans (Köln) | Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald)
(Νεοκλῆς). [English version] [1] Vater des athenischen Politikers Themistokles Des athen. Politiker und Feldherrn Themistokles' polit. inaktiver Vater (Plut. Themistokles 1; [1. 60-66; 69f.]; daher ist bei Hdt. 7,143 Themistokles als “Neuling” bezeichnet); Adliger (Nep. Themistocles 1), Lykomide (Lykomidai). N.' Frau war evtl. Nicht-Athenerin. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography 1 F.J. Frost, Plutarch's Themistocles, 1980. Davies, 212ff.  Traill, PAA 706445. [English version] [2] vermutlicher Sohn des Themistokles Am Pferdebiß als Kind verstorbener, wo…

Alkibiades

(1,290 words)

Author(s): Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) | Lehmann, Gustav Adolf (Göttingen) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum)
(Ἀλκιβιάδης). [English version] [1] Athener (Ende 6. Jh. v. Chr.) Athener, der 510 v. Chr. Kleisthenes unterstützte, als dieser die Vertreibung der Peisistratiden aus Athen initiierte (Isokr. or. 16,26). [1; vgl. 2]. Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) Bibliography 1 Traill, PAA, 121620. 2 Davies, 600,III u. V. [English version] [2] “Der Ältere” Athener, um 461 v.Chr. Sohn des Vorigen (vgl. Plat. Euthyd. 275a/b); nach dem Sturz des Kimon (462/1 v. Chr.) und dem Bruch zw. Athen und Sparta legte er demonstrativ die ererbte Würde eines lakedaimonischen Proxeno…

Myron

(895 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Neudecker, Richard (Rom) | Meister, Klaus (Berlin)
(Μύρων). [English version] [1] Name mehrerer Personen aus Sikyon Mehrere Personen aus Sikyon mit dem Namen M. werden in den Quellen genannt: a) Hdt. 6,126,1: sikyonischer Adliger (7. Jh.v.Chr.), Sohn des Andreas, Vater des Aristonymos, Großvater des “Tyrannen” Kleisthenes [1]. b) Paus. 6,19,1f.: “Tyrann” M., Sieger im Wagenrennen in Olympia (648 v.Chr.), Stifter des Sikyonierschatzhauses (Thesauros) in Olympia. c) Nikolaos von Damaskos, FGrH 90 F 61: Einer der drei von Orthagoras abstammende Tyrannenbr…

Nikeratos

(404 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari) | Neudecker, Richard (Rom)
(Νικήρατος). [English version] [1] Athen. Trierarch, 410/409 v.Chr. Sohn des Nikias [1]; gelehrter Homer-Rezitator (Xen. symp. 3,5; 4,6; Aristot. rhet. 1413a). Athen. Trierarch (Trierarchie) 410/409 v.Chr. (IG I3 375,36). Vom Reichtum, den sein Großvater mit Silberminen und Bergwerkssklaven erworben hatte, waren z.Z. der Ermordung des N. durch die Dreißig ( triákonta ) 404/3 v.Chr. nur 14 Talente übrig (Lys. 19,47; Xen. hell. 2,3,39; Diod. 14,5,5). Nach N.' Ermordung intervenierte sein Onkel Diognetos [1] beim Spartanerköni…

Chaireas

(202 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Ameling, Walter (Jena) | Meister, Klaus (Berlin) | Neudecker, Richard (Rom)
(Χαιρέας). [English version] [1] Strategos bei Kyzikos, 410 v.Chr. Sohn des Archestratos (Lykomide?) von Athen. 411/10 v.Chr. Mitstratege in Samos, auf der Paralos nach Athen gesandt, konnte aber zurückkehren (Thuk. 8,74,1-3; 86,3). 410 Strategos bei Kyzikos (Diod. 13,49,6; 50,7; 51,3). PA 15093. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Davies, 9238  Fraser/Matthews, GPN 2, 1994, 469, Nr. 3  A.W. Gomme u.a., Historical Commentary on Thucydides, 5, 1981, 266-268. [English version] [2] Nauarch Ptolemaios' IX., 1. Jh. v.Chr. Nauarch Ptolemaios' IX., vielleicht Stratego…

Melobios

(109 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[English version] (Μηλόβιος). Athener. Im Verlauf des oligarchischen Umsturzes von 411 v.Chr. hielt M. die Rede, die das psḗphisma des Pythodoros betreffend u.a. die Erhöhung der Zahl der bevollmächtigten Kommissare von 10 (Thuk. 8,67,1) auf 30 (Androtion FGrH 324 F 43; Philochoros 328 F 136) vorstellte (Aristot. Ath. pol. 29,1). 404 einer der “Dreißig” ( triákonta ; Xen. hell. 2,3,2; Hyp. fr. 61); an Lysias' [1] Verhaftung beteiligt (Lys. 12,12). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography A.W. Gomme, A. Andrewes, K.J. Dover, A Historical Commentary on Thucydides, Bd. 5, 19…

Metiochos

(87 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[English version] (Μητίοχος). Ältester Sohn des Miltiades [2], Halbbruder Kimons [2]. Führte von den fünf Trieren, mit denen Miltiades am Ende des Ionischen Aufstandes aus der Chersonesos [1] 493 v.Chr. nach Athen floh, jene, die von den Persern aufgebracht wurde: Dareios [1] aber gab ihm Lehen und eine Frau, deren Kinder ganz als Perser galten (Hdt. 6,41,2-4; nicht-herodotische Trad. bei Markellinos, Thukydides-Vita 12 - dagegen z.B. [1. 302]). Über die wohl athenische Mutter oder etwaige Geschwister ist nichts bekannt. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography 1 Davies 2 P…

Philoktemon

(63 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[English version] (Φιλοκτήμων). Nach Isaios (or. 6) ältester Sohn Euktemons aus Kephisia, um dessen großes Vermögen (Bordelle und Badehäuser, Ziegenherden und Maultiere) ein Streit entstand. Ph. diente als Reiter; er fiel als Trierarch ca. 370 v.Chr. vor Chios. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Davies 15164; vgl. 14093  R.F. Wevers, Isaeus, 1969  W.E. Thompson, Isaeus VI: The Historical Circumstances, in: CR 20, 1970, 1-4.

Polyaratos

(202 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Günther, Linda-Marie (München)
(Πολυάρατος). [English version] [1] Reicher Athener Amtsträger um 400 v. Chr. Reicher ([Demosth.] or. 40,24) Athener aus Cholargos (IG I3 375,21), erste Nennung 410/409 v. Chr. (ebd., Z. 20 f.) als próhedros des hellēnotamías ( hellēnotamíai ) Anaitios von Sphettos; dann 405/4 als grammateús ( grammateís ) der bulḗ (IG I3 126,5). P.' Frau war die Tochter des Menexenos und Schwester der Dikaiogenes [1], um dessen Erbe sich Dikaiogenes' Adoptivsohn und P., dann P.' wohl ältester Sohn Menexenos, stritten (Isaios 5; 389 v. Chr.). Die Familie war bi…

Menestratos

(290 words)

Author(s): Käppel, Lutz (Kiel) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Neudecker, Richard (Rom)
(Μενέστρατος). [English version] [1] ein Sohn der Niobe Einer der Söhne der Niobe (Hellanikos FGrH 4 F 21 mit Komm. von Jacoby). Käppel, Lutz (Kiel) [English version] [2] opfert sich für seinen Geliebten Kleostratos M. aus Thespiai. Opfert sich für seinen Geliebten Kleostratos, indem er sich an seiner Stelle dem Drachen vorwerfen läßt, dem alljährlich auf Weisung des Zeus ein junger Mann als Fraß dargeboten wird. Widerhaken an seinem Panzer bringen das Ungeheuer zu Tode (Paus. 2,26,7f.) Käppel, Lutz (Kiel) [English version] [3] Athener, 415 v.Chr. denunziert Athener; einer der 18 …

Autokles

(169 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Engels, Johannes (Köln)
(Αὐτοκλῆς). [English version] [1] Strategos 425-23 und 418/7 v. Chr., schloß mit Sparta 423 einen Waffenstillstand Von Anaphlystos (IG I3 370,17), Sohn des Tolmaios. Strategos 425/24 (mit Nikias u.a. vor Kythera, Thuk. 4,53,1), 424/23 und 418/17 v.Chr. (IG ebd.). Schloß, mit Nikias u.a., Waffenstillstand mit Sparta 423 (Thuk. 4,119,2; Schol. Aristoph. Equ. 796). Traill, PAA 239060. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Davies, 2717. [English version] [2] athen. Rhetor und Strategos, 5. Jh. v. Chr. Sohn des Strombychides aus dem Demos Euonymon, athenischer Rhetor …

Meltas

(90 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[English version] (Μέλτας). Name nur von Pausanias (2,19,2) genannt: Sohn des (“Königs”; Plut. mor. 89e) Lakedas, 10. Nachfahre des Medon, des Enkels des Temenos, letzter Argeierkönig (meist mit dem namentlich nicht gen. letzten Temenidenkönig bei Diod. 7,13,2 identifiziert). Unhistor. Gestalt, weder Sohn des bei Hdt. 6,127,3 genannten Leokedes oder Sohn des Pheidon (ca. 1. H. 6. Jh.v.Chr.) noch der Magistrat ( basileús) Melantas ca. 450 v.Chr. (ML 42, Z. 43). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography T. Kelly, History of Argos, 1976, 107f.  M. Wörrle, Unt. zur Verfassungsg…

Diodotos

(242 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Mehl, Andreas (Halle/Saale)
(Διόδοτος). [English version] [1] Autor des Volksbeschlusses über das Schicksal der Mytilenaier 428/7 v. Chr. 428/7 v.Chr. Autor des psḗphisma (“Volksbeschluß”) über das Schicksal der Mytilenaier. D. hielt eine Rede gegen Kleon (Thuk. 3,41-49,1). Traill, PAA 328540. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography B. Manuwald, Der Trug des D., in: Hermes 107, 1979, 407-422  C. Orwin, in: American Political Science Review 78, 1984, 485-494  W.C. West III, (Bibliogr.), in: P.A. Stadter (Hrsg.), Speeches in Thuc., 1973, 156f. [English version] [2] Satrap von Baktrien und Sogdiane …

Polykrates

(1,315 words)

Author(s): Cobet, Justus (Essen) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald) | Engels, Johannes (Köln) | Ameling, Walter (Jena)
(Πολυκράτης). [English version] [1] Tyrann von Samos 540-522 v. Chr. Sohn des Aiakes [1], Tyrann von Samos gegen 540 bis 522 v. Chr., anfangs mit den Brüdern Pantagnostos und Syloson; den ersten tötete, den zweiten vertrieb er (Hdt. 3,39). Den Pyramiden vergleichbare Großbauten nennt Aristoteles [6] ‘die Werke des P.’ (Aristot. pol. 1313b 24); Herodot hebt in Samos drei Bauten als die größten unter denen der Griechen hervor: Heratempel, Hafenmole und die Wasserleitung des Architekten Eupalinos (Hdt. 3,60)…

Peisistratidai

(436 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[English version] (Πεισιστρατίδαι). Athenischer Adels- oíkos aus Brauron (Plut. Solon 10,3; Plat. Hipparch. 228b), der über Nestor [1] von Pylos auf den Zeussohn Neleus zurückgehen soll (Hdt. 5,65; Peisistratos [1] und [2]). Herodot bezeichnet nur die athen. Söhne des Tyrannen Peisistratos [4] und deren Nachkommen als P. (528/7-511/10 v.Chr.), die spätere und die mod. Lit. oft alle Generationen: 669/8 v.Chr. ist ein Peisistratos [3] árchōn (Paus. 2,24,7); an den Namen des Hippokrates [1], des Vaters des Peisistratos [4], erinnert man sich wegen dessen (wohl …

Nikides

(58 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[English version] (Νικίδης). Sohn des Phoinikides, aus dem dḗmos Melite (IG I3 422 col. III, 212; 216; 424,17f.; 426 col. II, 75; And. 1,12f.: Nikiades). 415 v.Chr. im Mysterienprozeß (s. Hermokopidenfrevel) auf Andromachos' Denunziation in Abwesenheit zum Tod verurteilt; Verkauf des Besitzes (IG, ebd.). Alkibiades [3]; Meletos [1] Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Davies, 408  Traill, PAA 713050.

Andron

(307 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Meister, Klaus (Berlin) | Brodersen, Kai (Mannheim) | Höcker, Christoph (Kissing)
(Ἄνδρων). [English version] [1] Einer der 400 (Ende 5. Jh. v. Chr.) Aus Gargettos, Sohn eines Androtion und Vater des Atthidographen Androtion (FGrH 324), mit sophistischen Interessen (Plat. Gorg. 487C; Prot. 315C). Über eine Schuldenaffäre Demosth. or. 22,33 u.ö. Wohl identisch mit A., einem der 400 (500: [1]), Autor eines Psephisma gegen Antiphon [4] 411 v. Chr. (Krateros FGrH 342 F5). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography 1 G. Pesely, in: Illinois Class. Stud. 20, 1995, 66-76. Davies, 913  Traill, PAA 129265, 129130  P. Harding, Androtion and the Atthis, 1994, 14 f. …

Pheidon

(409 words)

Author(s): Hölkeskamp, Karl-Joachim (Köln) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld)
(Φείδων). [English version] [1] Ph. “der Korinther” von Korinth, Gesetzgeber, frühes 7. Jh. v. Chr. nach Aristot. pol. 1265b 12-16 einer der “ältesten Gesetzgeber”, soll der Urheber einer Regelung gewesen sein, nach der die Zahl der “Häuser” und der Bürger gleich sein mußte; sie scheint also dem Schutz der Besitzer von Landlosen und der Stabilisierung der Grundbesitzverhältnisse gedient zu haben ( klḗros ). Wie das ähnliche Gesetz des Philolaos [1] dürfte das Gesetz authentisch sein; es gehört vielleicht noch in die Zeit des Regimes der Bakchiadai (frühes 7. Jh.v.Chr.). Hölkeskamp,…

Phrynon

(192 words)

Author(s): Decker, Wolfgang (Köln) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
(Φρύνων). [English version] [1] Olympiasieger Olympiasieger. Moretti [1. Nr. 58] datiert seinen Sieg (eher im Pankration als im Stadion) [2. 213: A 68] in die 36. Ol. = 636 v.Chr. Ant. Überl. zufolge starb er 607/6 im Zweikampf mit Pittakos von Mytilene um den Besitz von Sigeion. Die Tätigkeit als oikistḗs (Koloniegründer) legt aristokratische Herkunft nahe ([3. 63], anders [4. 160 Anm. 59]). Decker, Wolfgang (Köln) Bibliography 1 L. Moretti, Olympionikai, 1957 2 D.G. Kyle, Athletics in Ancient Athens, 21993 3 H.W. Pleket, Zur Soziologie des ant. Sports, in: MededRom, n…

Diotimos

(546 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld) | Degani, Enzo (Bologna) | Selzer, Christoph (Frankfurt/Main)
(Διότιμος). [English version] [1] Strategos in Kerkyra 433/2 v. Chr. Athener, Sohn des Strombichides, von Euonymon (Familie bis ins 3. Jh. bekannt). Strategos in Kerkyra 433/32 v.Chr. (Thuk. 1,45,2; IG I3 364,9); 439-32 Nauarch bei Neapolis (Timaios FGrH 566 F 98); führte evtl. eine Gesandtschaft nach Susa (Strab. 1,3,1). Vielleicht identisch mit D. bei Athen. 10,436e. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Fraser/Matthews (1)  Davies, 4386. [English version] [2] Athenischer Stratege um 390 v. Chr. Athenischer Stratege. 390/89 v.Chr. Befehlshaber des athenischen S…

Peisistratos

(632 words)

Author(s): Waldner, Katharina (Berlin) | Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
(Πεισίστρατος). [English version] [1] Begleiter des Telemachos Sohn des Nestor [1], des Herrschers von Pylos, und der Eurydike. Er begleitet den gleichaltrigen Telemachos nach Sparta (Hom. Od. 3,400-483; 15,44ff.; Paus. 4,1,4). Waldner, Katharina (Berlin) [English version] [2] Sohn des Peisistratos [1] Sohn des P. [1], Enkel Nestors [1]. Er geht als einziger der Neliden nicht nach Athen, als diese von den Herakliden aus Messenien vertrieben werden (Paus. 2,18,8f.; Hdt. 5,65). Waldner, Katharina (Berlin) Bibliography J. Andrée-Hanslik, s.v. P., RE 19, 155f. [English version] [3…

Charikles

(176 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld)
(Χαρικλῆς). [English version] [1] Athenischer Politiker, Ende 5. Jh. v.Chr. Athener aus der Phyle Oineis, Sohn des Apollodoros. Als Demokrat untersuchte er 415 v.Chr. mit Peisandros den Hermokopidenfrevel (And. 1,36) und war 414/13 Strategos der Peloponneskampagne (Thuk. 7,20;26; Diod. 13,9,2). Folgte aber Peisandros im J. 411 zu den “Vierhundert” (Lys. 13,73f.). Im J. 404 bei den oligarchischen “Dreißig” bedeutend (Xen. hell. 2,3,2; mem. 1,2,31; And. 1,101; Aristot. pol. 1305b26); wird 403 verbannt und kehrt später zurück (Isokr. or. 16,42; PA 15407). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterbo…

Deinomache

(50 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)
[English version] (Δεινομάχη). Tochter (Plut. Alk. 1,1) des Megakles (Sohn des Hippokrates aus Alopeke); Großnichte des Kleisthenes; Frau (Plat. Alk. 105d; Athen. 5,219c) des 447/46 v.Chr. gefallenen Kleinias; Mutter des Alkibiades [3] (Plat., Athen. ebd.; Prot. 320a). Traill, PAA 302530  Davies 600, 9688, Table 1. Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough)

Diodoros

(3,444 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Riedweg, Christoph (Zürich) | Döring, Klaus (Bamberg) | Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) | Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) | Et al.
(Διόδωρος, Διόδορος). Bekannte Namensvertreter: der Philosoph D. [4] Kronos, der Mathematiker D. [8] aus Alexandreia, der Universalhistoriker D. [18] Siculus, der altchristl. Theologe D. [20] von Tarsos. [English version] [1] athen. Flottenbefehlshaber im peloponn. Krieg Athener, Flottenbefehlshaber mit Mantitheos Ende 408/7 v.Chr. am Hellespont mit hinreichend vielen Schiffen, so daß Alkibiades [3] nach Samos und Thrasyllos und Theramenes nach Athen segeln konnten (Diod. 13,68,2). (Traill, PAA 329550; Develin 171). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) [English version] [2] A…

Polemarchos

(573 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Hübner, Wolfgang (Münster) | Simons, Roswitha (Düsseldorf) | Rhodes, Peter J. (Durham)
(Πολέμαρχος). [English version] [1] Metöke in Athen, Bruder des Redners Lysias Reicher métoikos in Athen, Sohn des Kephalos [2], Bruder des Redners Lysias [1]; letzterer klagte Eratosthenes [1], den an der Ermordung P.' Hauptschuldigen unter den Dreißig Tyrannen ( triákonta ), (erfolglos) an (Lys. or. 12). Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Traill, PAA 776500. [English version] [2] P. von Kyzikos griech. Astronom, um 380-370 v. Chr. Astronom; wirkte zw. 380 und 370 v. Chr. als Schüler des Eudoxos [1] und Lehrer des Kallippos [5]. P. setzte sich mit der…

Megakles

(526 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Höcker, Christoph (Kissing)
(Μεγακλῆς). Im Athener Alkmaionidenhaus (Alkmaionidai) vom 7.-5. Jh.v.Chr. zunehmend häufiger Name. [English version] [1] nach Plutarch árchōn (632/1? v.Chr.) Der erste histor. M.; Plutarch (Solon 12,1) bezeichnet ihn mit Namen und als árchōn (632/1?), der für die Niederschlagung des kylonischen Putsches (Kylon [1]) und den daraus folgenden Alkmaionidenfluch (Hdt. 5,71; Thuk. 1,126) verantwortlich sei. Peisistratidai Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) Bibliography Develin, 30f.  PA 9688  Traill, PAA 636340. [English version] [2] Politiker und Machtmensch im Athen des…

Miltiades

(1,126 words)

Author(s): Kinzl, Konrad (Peterborough) | Pollmann, Karla (St. Andrews) | Wermelinger, Otto (Fribourg)
(Μιλτιάδης). Vom 7. (Paus. 4,23,10; 8,39,3) bis 4. Jh.v.Chr. Name im Athener Philaïdenhaus. [English version] [1] M. d.Ä. Sieger im Viergespann in Olympia, wohl 548 v.Chr. Sohn des Kypselos (Archon 597/6 v.Chr.), Enkel (?) des Tyrannen Kypselos [2] von Korinth, Verwandter ([7. 7]: Adoptivsohn) des Hippokleides (Archon 566/5), von derselben Mutter wie der dreimalige olympische Sieger Kimon [1]. M. war Sieger im Viergespann in Olympia (548?). “Dynast” neben Peisistratos. Anders als Kimon 546 nicht im Exil, übernahm M. auf…
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