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Crinippus

*Kri/nippos) is the name which, from a comparison of Diodorus (15.47), it has been proposed to substitute for Anippus in Xen. Hell. 6.2.36. He was sent by Dionysius I. of Syracuse to Corcyra to the aid of the Spartans with a squadron of ten ships, B. C. 373; but through his imprudence he fell, together with nine of his ships, into the hands of Iphicrates. The latter, in the hope of extorting from him a large sum of money, threatened to sell him for a slave, and Crinippus slew himself in despair. (Xen. Hell. 6.2. §§ 4, 33, &c.; comp. Schneid. ad loc.; Wesseling, ad Diod. 1. c.; Diod. 16.57.)

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    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 16.57
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    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 6.2
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