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Glaphyra
(185 words)

[German version]

[1] Courtesan of the priest-king Archelaus [6] of Comana

Courtesan of the priest-king Archelaus [6] of Comana and mother of Archelaus [7], whom  Antonius [I 9] elevated to king of Cappadocia in 36 BC (Cass. Dio 49,32,3; App. B Civ. 5,7). Octavianus criticized the relationship of Antonius with G. (Mart. 11,20). OGIS 361.

[German version]

[2] Daughter of king Archelaus [7] of Cappadocia

Daughter of king Archela…

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Strothmann, Meret (Bochum) and Bringmann, Klaus (Frankfurt/Main), “Glaphyra”, 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 31 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e424680>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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