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Clei'genes

Κλειγένης).

1. A citizen of Acanthus, sent as ambassador to Sparta, B. C. 382, to obtain her assistance for Acanthus and the other Chalcidian towns against the Olynthians. Xenophon records a speech of his, delivered on this occasion, in which he dwells much on the ambition of Olynthus and her growing power. His application for aid was successful. (Xen. Hell. 5.2.11, &c.; Diod. 15.19, &c.; comp. p. 155a.)

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    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 15.19
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 5.2.11
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