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Headword: Thimbrôn
Adler number: theta,385
Translated headword: Thimbron, Thibron
Vetting Status: high
A Spartan. This man was sent into Asia, as a fixer[1], after the Peloponnesian [War].
Greek Original:
Thimbrôn, Lakedaimonios. houtos ên pemphtheis eis tên Asian harmostês meta ta Peloponnêsiaka.
Abridged from Harpokration (and Photius) s.v., commenting on Isocrates 4.144.
The correct form of the name appears to be not 'Thimbron' (for which, besides here and Harpok., see Ephorus FGrH 70 F71 and Plutarch, Artaxerxes 20.3) but the 'Thibron' of his contemporaries Isocrates (loc.cit.) and, consistently, Xenophon.
[1] In Greek, a harmost.
Paul Poralla (revised A.S. Bradford), A Prosopography of Lacedaemonians (Chicago 1985) no.374.
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 November 2000@07:57:11.
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Catharine Roth (cosmetics; augmented note) on 13 August 2003@22:00:43.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 14 August 2003@03:17:14.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note, at the prompting of Claude Desplanques.) on 12 February 2008@04:32:29.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 10 July 2011@08:35:22.
David Whitehead on 28 April 2016@04:39:37.


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