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(Ἡρακλείδης; Hērakleídēs).

Famous persons: the politician and writer H. [19] Lembus, the philosopher H. [16] Ponticus the Younger, the doctor H. [27] of Tarentum.

I. Political figures

[German version]

[1] Spokesman on behalf of Athens at the Persian court, end of 5th cent. BC

H. of Clazomenae (cf. Pl. Ion 541d) was in the service of the Persians and probably called basileús for that reason. Thus, he was able to perform valuable services for Athens at the Persian court in 423 BC…

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Högemann, Peter (Tübingen), Meister, Klaus (Berlin), Engels, Johannes (Cologne), Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA), Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), Mehl, Andreas (Halle/Saale), Gerber, Jörg (Bochum), Ameling, Walter (Jena), Schmitt-Pantel, Pauline (Paris), Zaminer, Frieder (Berlin) et al., “Heraclides”, 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 17 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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