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Philopoemen (c.253–182 bc)

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199545568
Published online December 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191735257
Philopoemen (c.253–182 bc)

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son of Craugis of *Megalopolis, statesman and general of the *Achaean Confederacy, called ‘the last of the Greeks' by an anonymous Roman. Philopoemen's first known activity dates from the 220s, when he helped defend Megalopolis against ...

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Subjects: Classical Studies

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