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Zenis
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(Ζῆνις/Zênis).

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[1] Sub-satrap of Pharnabazus [2], 5th cent. BC

Z. from Dardanus [4], sub-satrap of Pharnabazus [2] in the Troad (in Xen. Hell. 3,1,10: Aeolis); after his death, his wife Mania [3], with the assent of Pharnabazus, took over power and ruled successfully until her assassination shortly before the arrival of Dercylidas in 411 BC (Xen. Hell. 3,1,14; 3,1,16).

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[2] From Chios, author o…

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Eder, Walter (Berlin) and Gärtner, Hans Armin (Heidelberg), “Zenis”, 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 13 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12215550>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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