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Title: Did On Famous Men Literature before Nepos Include Generals?
Subtitle: The Case of Amphikrates of Athens
Author(s): ZACCARIA, Pietro
Journal: Ancient Society
Volume: 51 Date: 2021
The evidence concerning the late-Hellenistic biographer Amphikrates of Athens suggests that inclusion of military men in On Famous Men literature was not an abrupt invention of Cornelius Nepos, but should rather be regarded as a broader late-Hellenistic phenomenon.