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Headword: Κτησιφῶν
Adler number: kappa,2524
Translated headword: Ktesiphon, Ctesiphon, Ctesipho
Vetting Status: high
One of the ten envoys who served as envoy with Demosthenes and Aeschines.[1] But it might be another [sc. man of the same name] who drafted the decree about the crown for Demosthenes, the man who[2] is the object of a speech by Aeschines.[3]
Greek Original:
Κτησιφῶν: εἷς τῶν δέκα πρέσβεων τῶν μετὰ Δημοσθένους καὶ Αἰσχίνου πρεσβευσάντων. ἕτερος δ' ἂν εἴη ὁ τὸ ψήφισμα τὸ περὶ τοῦ στεφάνου γεγραφὼς Δημοσθένει, καθ' οὗ καὶ λόγος ἐστὶ τῷ Αἰσχίνῃ.
Abbreviated from Harpokration s.v. (quoting Demosthenes 19.94 and citing Aeschines 2.12ff and 3 passim), where already this distinction between two contemporary homomyms (PA 8893 and 8894; LGPN ii s.v., nos. 4 and 5) is made.
[1] In 347/6.
[2] Or: 'the decree which...'.
[3] Aeschines 3; cf. alphaiota 348.
Keywords: biography; constitution; definition; history; law; politics; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 December 2000@11:15:37.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added alternative spelling of headword; set status) on 5 October 2003@16:21:12.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; eliminated typo; other cosmetics) on 6 October 2003@03:28:12.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; modified and augmented notes; more keywords) on 4 July 2008@10:41:35.
David Whitehead on 11 July 2011@09:00:44.


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