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(Λύκων; Lýkōn).

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[1] Athenian, late 5th cent. BC

Athenian, supported the rebellion of Pissuthnes against the Great King around 420 BC. Bribed by Tissaphernes, L. fell away from Pissuthnes and received several cities as territory under his rule in recompense (Ctesias FGrH 688 F 15,53).

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[2] Prosecutor of Socrates


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Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld), Blume, Horst-Dieter (Münster), Sharples, Robert (London) and Riedweg, Christoph (Zürich), “Lycon”, 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 28 February 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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