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Bomilcar
(191 words)

(Bdmlqrt?; Βορμίλκας; Bormílkas i.a.).

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[1] Carthaginian strategos, 310-308 BC

Carthaginian strategos 310-308 BC, nephew of  Hamilcar; shared the supreme command with Hanno against  Agathocles, the first occasion that the command had been shared (Diod. Sic. 20,10; 12); executed after an attempted coup (?) (Diod. Sic. 20,44; Just. Epit. 22,7 [1. 16-18]).

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Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Bomilcar”, 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 14 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e219100>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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