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Amadocus  

C. J. Tuplin

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Mar 2016
Amadocus, name of two Thracian kings (see thrace). (1), Odrysian Thracian king who offered Athens military support against Sparta (405 bce)—fruitlessly since Athenian generals refused ... More

Amphilochi  

Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière Hammond

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Dec 2015
Amphilochi, a tribe of NW Greece, occupying the wooded hill-country east of the gulf of Ambracia and controlling the narrow passage above the coast from *Acarnania and *Aetolia to *Ambracia. The only ... More

Amynander  

Peter Sidney Derow

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Mar 2016
Amynander, king of the *Athamanes, perhaps already from 220 bce (if he is the Amynas of Polyb. 4. 16. 9), and for many years junior partner in the kingship with Theodorus. An able diplomat, his ... More

Amyntas (1), dynastic line of Macedonian kings  

Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière Hammond

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Mar 2016
Amyntas (1), dynastic name in the royal house of the Macedonians. The most famous bearer of the name, Amyntas III, king of Macedon c.393–370 bce, increased the power of his kingdom by ... More

Anacharsis  

Michael Gagarin

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Dec 2015
Anacharsis, a largely legendary *Scythian prince who came to exemplify the wise barbarian. Sometimes presented as an admirer of Greek ways (esp. those of *Sparta), he later typifies *barbarian ... More

Anaxilas (1), tyrant of Rhegium, 494–476 BCE  

Brian M. Caven

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Mar 2016
Tyrant of *Rhegium (mod. Reggio), 494–476 bce. Of Messenian descent (see messenia); seized and recolonized Zancle on the death of *Hippocrates (1), renaming it *Messana (Messina). Leagued ... More

Andriscus, of Adramyttion, d. c. 148 BCE  

R. M. Errington

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Mar 2016
Andriscus of Adramyttio (d. c. 148 BCE), pretender to the Macedonian throne, claimed to be Philip, son of *Perseus (2), hence called ‘Pseudophilip’. *Demetrius (10) I of Syria, whom he asked for ... More

Andron, b. c. 440 BCE  

Phillip Harding

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Dec 2015
Andron, son of Androtion, was a wealthy member of the Athenian intelligentsia; father of the atthidographer *Androtion (see atthis). He is usually identified with Andron, one of the *Four ... More

Androsthenes  

Albert Brian Bosworth

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Dec 2015
Androsthenes, of Thasos, a trierarch of the Hydaspes fleet in 326 (Arr. Ind. 18. 4), and companion of *Nearchus, subsequently (324 bce) explored Bahrain and the Arabian coast. His Circumnavigation of ... More

Androtion, c. 410–340 BCE  

Phillip Harding

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Dec 2015
Androtion (c. 410–340 bce), son of *Andron, was a wealthy Athenian politician and atthidographer (see atthis). Before his entry into politics (c. 385) he studied under *Isocrates. His long political ... More

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