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*Niki/as), historical.

1. A native of Gortyn, in Crete. He was connected with the Athenians by the ties of proxenia, and it was at his request that the reinforcements sent to Phormion, when engaged on the west of Greece in B. C. 429, were ordered to stop on their way at Crete, to attack Cydonia. (Thuc. 2.85.)

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