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Abronychus (Greek Αβρώνυχος) was the son of Lysicles, an Athenian, and was stationed at Thermopylae with a vessel to communicate between Leonidas and the fleet at Artemisium.[1] He was subsequently sent as ambassador to Sparta with Themistocles and Aristeides respecting the fortifications of Athens after the Persian War.[2][3]

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Roman mythology


  1. ^ Smith, William (1867), "Abronychus", in Smith, William, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 1, Boston, MA, p. 3 
  2. ^ Herodotus, Histories viii. 21
  3. ^ Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War i. 91

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.