Aegeis
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(Αἰγηίς; Aigēís). Following the reforms by  Cleisthenes A. was the second of the ten Attic phyles (IG II/III2 1740 ff.), named after the eponymous hero  Aegeus. In the 4th cent. BC, Aegeis comprised the following demes: eight  asty- , five  paralia- and eight  mesogeia . In 308/7 BC, four of those changed over to the Macedonian phyles of  Antigonis or  Demetrias; following their dissolution in 201/200 BC, they rejoined the A.  Cydantidae transferred in 224/3 BC to the  Ptolemais,  Icarium in 201/200 BC to the  Attalis,  Phegaea in AD 127/8 to the  Hadrianis. In A.' last…

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Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), “Aegeis”, 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 12 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e109650>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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