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(Ἑκαταῖος; Hekataîos).

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[1] Tyrant of Cardia, 4th cent. BC

Tyrant of  Cardia, kept in office by  Alexander [4] although  Eumenes [1] made an effort to free the city (Plut. Eumenes 3). In the Lamian War, he supported  Antipater [1] (Diod. Sic. 18,14,4).

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[2] Henchman of Alexander [4] the Gr., 4…

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Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA), Meister, Klaus (Berlin), Wandrey, Irina (Berlin) and Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Hecataeus”, 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 17 September 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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