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Headword: Νάβις
Adler number: nu,5
Translated headword: Nabis
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Genitive] Nabidos.[1] Tyrant of [the] Spartans.
Greek Original:
Νάβις, Νάβιδος. Λακεδαιμονίων τύραννος.
Notes:
Between 207 and 192 BCE; mentioned in Polybius and elsewhere. See generally OCD(4) s.v. (p.994); and cf. delta 1217, delta 1640.
[1] So too, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (10).
References:
J.-G. Texier, Nabis (1975)
P.A. Cartledge & A.J.S. Spawforth, Hellenistic and Roman Sparta (1989) chap.5
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; politics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 December 2000@10:42:29.
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Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 30 May 2003@10:50:23.
David Whitehead (added keword) on 1 June 2003@04:13:03.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and bibliography; tweaks and cosmetics) on 17 June 2011@04:51:13.
David Whitehead on 30 May 2013@06:14:00.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2014@09:30:04.
David Whitehead on 19 May 2016@03:01:54.

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