Bilistiche
(70 words)

[German version]

(Βιλιστίχη; Bilistíchē). Daughter of Philo, from a Macedonian family that originated in Argos; won Olympic contests in 268 and 264 BC with young horses, in 251/50 kanephoros to  Arsinoe II 3 Philadelphus, (deified?) mistress of Ptolemy II. Mother of Ptolemy Andromachou (?).

Bibliography

A. Cameron, Two Mistresses of Ptolemy Philadelphus, in: GRBS 31, 1990, 287-311

HM 3, 589

O. Masson, Onomastica Graeca Selecta 2, 1990, 467ff.

Cite this page
Ameling, Walter (Jena), “Bilistiche”, 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 24 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e217440>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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