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Kleon was an Athenian politician and general (strategos) in the Peloponnesian War. The year of his birth is unknown, but he died in battle at Amphipolis in 422.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe encyclopedia of ancient history
EditorsRoger S. Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige B. Champion, Andrew Erskine, Sabine R. Huebner
Place of PublicationMalden, MA
PublisherWiley-Blackwell, Wiley
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781405179355
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

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    Worthington, I. (2013). Kleon. In R. S. Bagnall, K. Brodersen, C. B. Champion, A. Erskine, & S. R. Huebner (Eds.), The encyclopedia of ancient history (pp. 3789-3790). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah04170