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Δείνων, Δίνων), or DINON, father of Cleitarchus, the historian of Alexander's expedition. He wrote a history of Persia, to which C. Nepos (Con. 5) refers as the most trustworthy authority on the subject. He had, however, a large fund of credulity, if we may trust Pliny. (H. N. 10.49.) He is quoted also in the following passages:--Plut. Alex. 36, Artax. 1, 6, 9, 10, 13, 19, 22, Them. 27; Athen. 2.67b., iv. p. 146c., xi. p. 503f., xiii. pp. 556, b., 560, f, 609, a., xiv. pp. 633, d., 652, b.; Cic. de Div. 1.23; Ael. NA 17.10, V. H. vii. i.; D. L. 1.8, 9.50, in which two passages we also find the erroneous reading Δίων.


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