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Bostar
(180 words)

(Bdstart; Βώσταρ; Bṓstar i.a.).

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[1] Cartaginian strategos in 1st Punic War

Carthaginian strategos in the 1st Punic War; he shared command with  Hasdrubal and Hamilcar in 256 BC against M.  Atilius Regulus, fell prisoner to the Romans at the battle of Adis and died in Rome (Pol. 1,30; Diod. Sic. 24,12) [1.20].

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[2] Carhaginian …

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Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Bostar”, 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 18 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e219520>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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