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Bacchon
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(Βάκχων; Bákchōn). Son of Nicetas, from Boeotia, Ptolemaic nesiarch of the League of Islanders in 286 BC. He stayed in office until after 280 (PP 6, 15038).

Bibliography

R. S. Bagnall, The administration of the Ptolemaic possessions outside Egypt, 1976, 136ff.

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Ameling, Walter (Jena), “Bacchon”, 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 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e211710>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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