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date: 09 December 2022

Demophanes and Ecdeluslocked

Demophanes and Ecdeluslocked

  • R. M. Errington

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Demophanes and Ecdelus, sometimes named Megalophanes and Ecdemus (Plut.Phil. 1), Megalopolitans (see Megalopolis). While exiled in Athens after c.265 bce they were followers of the *Academic*Arcesilaus (1). Politically active and hostile to tyrants, they helped *Aratus (2) liberate *Sicyon (251) and organized the putsch in which Aristodemus of *Megalopolis was murdered (about the same time).

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  • Greek Law

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