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1. Father of Cleon, the Athenian demagogue. (Thuc. 3.36, 4.21.) It is doubtful whether he is the same person as the Cleaenetus who is mentioned by Aristophanes (Aristoph. Kn. 572), and of whom the Scholiast on the passage speaks as the author of a decree for withholding the σίτησις ἐν Πρυτανείῳ from the generals of the state.

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