People - Ancient Greece: Eurymedon
Ancient Athenian general during the Peloponnesian
Eurymedon in Wikipedia
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Eurymedon (Εὐρυμέδων) (d. 413 BC), was one of the Athenian generals (strategoi) during the Peloponnesian War.
In 428 BC he was sent by the Athenians to intercept the Peloponnesian fleet which was on its way to attack Corcyra. On his arrival, finding that Nicostratus, with a small squadron from Naupactus, had already secured the island on behalf of Athens, he took command of the combined fleet. Owing to the absence of the Peloponnesians, Eurymedon had no chance to distinguish himself.
In the following summer, in joint command of the Athenian land forces, he ravaged the district of Tanagra. In 425 BC he was appointed, with Sophocles, the son of Sostratides, to the command of an expedition destined for Sicily. He stopped at Corcyra on the way, in order to assist the democratic party against the oligarchical exiles. However, Eurymedon took no steps to prevent the massacre of the oligarchical exiles. Afterwards, Eurymedon proceeded to Sicily.
Immediately after his arrival in Sicily a pact was proposed by the Syracusan general, Hermocrates, to which Eurymedon and Sophocles were induced to agree. The terms of the pact did not, however, satisfy the Athenians, who blamed its conclusion on bribery. As a result, two of the chief agents in the negotiations were banished, while Eurymedon was sentenced to pay a heavy fine.
In 413 BC Eurymedon, who had been sent with Demosthenes to reinforce the Athenians at the siege of Syracuse, was defeated and slain before reaching land (Thucydides iii., iv., vii.; Diodorus Siculus xiii. 8, n, 13).
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Categories: 413 BC deaths | Ancient Athenians | 5th-century BC Greek people | Ancient Greeks killed in battle
Eurymedon of Myrrhinus
Eurymedon of Myrrhinus married Plato's sister, Potone. He was the father of Speusippus.
The "Eurymedon of Myrrhinus" whose property bordered that of Plato's, and is mentioned as an executor of Plato's will, was probably the grandson of the elder Eurymedon, and may have been the son of Speusippus.
Eurymedon the hierophant
Eurymedon the hierophant was the representative of Elephsinias Demitras. Together with the school of Isocrates and Demophilos they brought a charge of impiety against Aristotle.
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* Eurymedon Bridge, over this river at Selge
# Battle of the Eurymedon (466 BC)
# Battle of the Eurymedon (190 BC)
# 5012 Eurymedon, asteroid
Eurypon in Wikipedia
Eurypon, otherwise called Eurytion (Ευρυπών, Ευρυτίων), grandson of Procles, was the third king of that house at Sparta, and thenceforward gave it the name of Eurypontidae.
Plutarch talks of his having relaxed the kingly power, and played the demagogue; and Polyaenus relates a war with the Arcadians of Mantineia under his command.
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