Alcmaeonidae
The Alcmaeonidae /ˌælkmiːˈɒnɨdiː/ or Alcmaeonids /ˌælkmiːˈoʊnɪdz/ (Ἀλκμαιωνίδαι) were a powerful noble family of ancient Athens, a branch of the Neleides who claimed descent from the mythological Alcm...
Attic orators
The ten Attic orators were considered the greatest orators and logographers of the classical era (5th–4th century BCE). They are included in the "Alexandrian Canon" (sometimes called the "Canon of Ten...
King of Athens
Before the Athenian democracy, the tyrants, and the Archons, the city-state of Athens was ruled by kings. Most of these are probably mythical or only semi-historical.
These three kings were suppos...
Philaidae
The Philaidae or Philaids were a powerful noble family of ancient Athens. They were conservative land owning aristocrats and many of them were very wealthy. The Philaidae produced two of the most famo...
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Phila (daughter of Demetrius)
Phila (Greek: Φίλα) was the daughter of Demetrius I of Macedon and the hetaera Lamia of Athens.
Epimachus of Athens
Epimachus of Athens (Greek: Ἐπίμαχος ὁ Ἀθήναιος, c.300 BC) was a renowned Athenian engineer and architect who is known to have constructed the Helepolis (literally, Taker of Cities), a huge siege ...
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Draco (lawgiver)
Draco (/ˈdreɪkoʊ/; Greek: Δράκων, Drakōn; fl. c. 7th century BC) was the first legislator of Athens in Ancient Greece. He replaced the prevailing system of oral law and blood feud by a written code to...
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Alexicles (general)
Alexicles (Ancient Greek: Ἀλεξικλῆς) was an Athenian general who belonged to the oligarchial or Lacedaemonian party at Athens. After the revolution of 411 BC, he and several of his friends left the ci...
Callixeinus
Callixeinus (Greek: Καλλίξεινος) was an Athenian politician who lived around 400 BCE, the time of Socrates. In the political aftermath of the Battle of Arginusae, Callixeinus was a lead instigator...
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Phormis
Phormis (Greek: Φόρμις; fl. c. 478 BC) is one of the originators of Greek comedy, or of a particular form of it. Aristotle identified him as one of the originators of comedy, along with Epicharmus of ...
Damasias
Damasias (Δαμασίας) may refer to:
Acumenus
Acumenus (Greek: Ἀκουμενός) was a physician of Athens who lived in the 5th century BC, and is mentioned as the friend and companion of Socrates. He was the father of Eryximachus, who was also a p...
Strattis
Strattis (Ancient Greek: Στράττις) was an Athenian comic poet of the Old Comedy. According to the Suda, he flourished later than Callias Schoenion. He must have begun to exhibit in the 92nd Olymp...
Athenians Project
Athenians Project is a multi-year, ongoing project of compiling, computerizing and studying data about the persons of ancient Athens. By applying modern technology to ancient data, over a 100,000 ent...
Philinus of Athens
Philinus (/fɪˈlaɪnəs/; Greek: Φιλῖνος; lived during the 4th century BC) was an Athenian orator, a contemporary of Demosthenes and Lycurgus. He is mentioned by Demosthenes in his oration against Me...
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Metrodora
Metrodora (c. 200-400 CE) was a Greek female physician and author of the oldest medical text known to have been written by a woman, On the Diseases and Cures of Women. Her medical treatise covers many...
Theaetetus (mathematician)
Theaetetus of Athens (/ˌθiːɪˈtiːtəs/; Greek: Θεαίτητος; c. 417 – 369 BC), possibly the son of Euphronius of the Athenian deme Sunium, was a Greek mathematician. His principal contributions were on irr...