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Hamilcar
(877 words)

(Carthaginian name Hmlk = ‘grace is to mlk’; Gk. Ἁμίλκας/Hamílkas).

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[1] Carthaginian commander about 500-480 BC

Son of Hanno and a Syracusan woman (Hdt. 7,165), grandson of  Mago [1. 36,183f.], father of  Geskon [1]; Carthaginian commander in c. 500-480 BC, whose role in his brother Hasdrubal's cam…

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Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Hamilcar”, 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 08 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e502380>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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