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(Ἡγεσίλοχος; Hēgesílochos).

[German version]

[1] Rhodian, middle of 4th cent. BC

Rhodian, exploited the conflict between Rhodes and Athens ( Social Wars [1]) in 356/5 BC, in order to take over power in Rhodes at the head of an oligarchical clique with the support of  Maussollos of Caria.


R. M. Berthold, Rhodes in the Hellenistic Age, 1984, 31, with n. 41 (sources and bibliography).

[German version]

[2] Rhodian prytanis and envoy, 2nd cent. BC


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Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) and Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Hegesilochus”, 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 19 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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