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Abrocomas
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(Ἀβροκόμης, Ἀβροκόμας; Abrokómēs, Abrokómas).

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[1] Son of Darius I and Phratagune

Son of Darius I and Phratagune, fell during the battle of Thermopylae (Hdt. 7,224) [1].

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[2] Persian General

Persian general at the time of Artaxerxes II, 401 BC, commissioned to lead the war against the Egyptians; questionable whether he was satrap of Syria (Xen. An. 1,3,20; Diod. Sic. 14,20,5). …

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Kuhrt, Amélie (London) and Sancisi-Weerdenburg, Helen (Utrecht), “Abrocomas”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 07 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e101080>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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