Timasitheus of Trapezus

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Timasitheus or Timesitheus (Gr. Τιμασίθεος or Τιμησίθεος, fl. 4th century BC) was a citizen of Trapezus, and a proxenus of the Mossynoeci, between whom and the Cyrean Greeks he acted as interpreter, when the latter wished to make a treaty with the barbarians, and to obtain a passage through their country. [1] [2]

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References

  1. Xenophon, Anabasis v. 4. §§ 2, &c.
  2. Elder, Edward (1867), "Timasitheus (1)", in Smith, William (ed.), Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology , 3, Boston, p. 1135

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