). An Athenian commander who, in the Peloponnesian
War, took Mitylené and Lesbos (B.C. 427). On his return home an accusation was
brought against him, the purport of which is not now known. Perceiving his condemnation to be
certain, he stabbed himself in the presence of his judges (Thuc.iii.
-49; Plut. Nic. 6