Agesilaus (historian)

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Agesilaus (/əˌɛsəˈləs/; Greek: Ἀγησίλαος) was a Greek historian who wrote a work on the early history of Italy,[1] fragments of which are preserved in Plutarch's "Parallel Lives",[2] and in Stobaeus' Florilegium.[3]


  1. ^ Mason, Charles Peter (1867), "Agesilaus (3)", in Smith, William, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 1, Boston: Little, Brown and Company, p. 70 
  2. ^ Plutarch, Parallela, p. 312
  3. ^ Stobaeus' Florilegium ix, 27; liv. 49; lxv. 10