Lysicles (4th century BC)

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Lysicles (Greek: Λυσικλῆς Lysikles; died 338 BC), one of the commanders of the Athenian army at the battle of Chaeronea, 338 BC, was subsequently condemned to death, upon the accusation of the orator Lycurgus.[1] The speech which Lycurgus delivered against Lysicles is referred to by Harpocration.[2]


  1. ^ Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca, xvi. 58, 88
  2. ^ Harpocration, Lexicon of the Ten Orators, s.vv. "epi Delio", "Lembadeia"


  • Smith, William (editor); Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, "Lysicles (2)", Boston, (1867)
  •  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.