Alexamenus of Aetolia

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Alexamenus (Gr. Ἀλεξαμενός), a general of the Aetolians in 196 BC, who was sent by the Aetolians in 192 during the War against Nabis, to obtain possession of Lacedaemon.[1] He succeeded in his object, and killed Nabis, the tyrant of Lacedaemon; but the Lacedaemonians rising against him shortly after, he and most of his troops were killed.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Polybius, xviii. 26
  2. ^ Livy, xxxv. 34-36.
  3. ^ Smith, William (1867). "Alexamenus". In William Smith. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 1. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. p. 110. Archived from the original on 2009-04-25. 

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