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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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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…

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.

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.

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.

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)

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)

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…

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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)

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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 …

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 …

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…
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