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Philocrates and the Orgas

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Sources for the territorial disputes between Athens and Megara in the 350s–40s BC refer to a 'decree of Philocrates', finally acted upon when the Athenians under the general Ephialtes resolved the issue in 350/49. Rather than identifying the proposer with the Philocrates who gave his name to the peace of 346, I make a case here for the less well-known Philocrates son of Ephialtes, probably the general's father. If countenanced, this joins a set of evidence which suggests that father-son relat...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.25162/hermes-2018-0029

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanties Division
Department:
Classics Faculty
Department:
Oxford
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Franz Steiner Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Hermes: Zeitschrift fuer klassische Philologie Journal website
Volume:
146
Issue:
3
Pages:
349-357
Publication date:
2018-07-01
Acceptance date:
2016-06-03
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ISSN:
0018-0777
Source identifiers:
638423
Pubs id:
pubs:638423
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uuid:b6bf418d-9027-45f6-b66e-bda9e7a190d0
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pubs:638423
Deposit date:
2016-08-12

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