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Geskon
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Carthaginian name (*Grskn = ‘protégé of Skn’; Γέσκων, Γίσκων, Γίσγω; Géskōn, Gískōn, Gísgō; Lat. Gisgo, Gisco).

[German version]

[1] Father of Hannibal [1], exiled after 480 BC

Son of the Magonid  Hamilcar [1]; after 480 BC he lived as an exile in Selinus, as did probably also his so…

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Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Geskon”, 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 27 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e423440>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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