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Michael Gagarin

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
130 words

a wealthy Athenian and democratic leader, best known as a prosecutor of *Socrates (399 bc). As general in ...

Meletus

Meletus  

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Perhaps son of Meletus (1); the titular accuser of Socrates in 399 bc, though Anytus was Socrates' real opponent. He may be the Meletus who in 399 accused Andocides of ...
Polycrates

Polycrates  

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(c.440–370 bc)was an Athenian sophist best known for his (lost) fictitious ‘Accusation of Socrates’, written after 393/2 bc, and put in the mouth of Anytus. It may have stimulated Plato and Xenophon ...

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