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Maeandrius is the only early instance known of a Greek bearing his father's name; the practice became common in the fourth century (Rawlinson). The reference to the Heraeum shows the source of this story (in part; no doubt another part came through Democedes).
λάρνακας κτλ. Nepos (Hann. 9) tells a like story of Hannibal; the trick of the Egestaeans was more elaborate (Thuc. vi. 46).
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