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Antiphon
(1,591 words)

(Ἀντιφῶν; Antiphôn).

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[1] Athenian (end of the 5th cent. BC)

Athenian, who towards the end of the Peloponnesian War equipped two triremes. He was executed 404/403 BC by the 30 Tyrants ( Triakonta) (Xen. Hell. 2,3,40; Traill PAA, 138325). He is probably identical with an A., for whose daughter  Lysias gave an oration (Traill PAA, 138320; cf. Theop. FGrH 115 F 120 = Pl…

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Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld), Engels, Johannes (Cologne), Pressler, Frank (Heidelberg), Selzer, Christoph (Frankfurt/Main) and Cassin, Barbara (Paris), “Antiphon”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 27 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e125120>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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