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Thea'ridas

2. An Achaean who was sent by his countrymen as ambassador to Rome in B. C. 159. (Plb. 32.17.) In B. C. 147, he was again placed at the head of an embassy which was designed to excuse the insult offered to the Roman legate Aurelius Orestes, but having on his way to Italy met with the Roman deputy Sex. Julius Caesar, who was appointed to investigate the subject, he was compelled to return with him to Achaia. (Id. 38.2.)

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