Helcias
(170 words)

[German version]

[1] Relative and friend of King Herodes [1] Agrippa I

Relative and friend of King  Herodes [1] Agrippa I (Jos. Ant. Iud. 19,9,1; 20,7,1), in AD 40 a member of the deputation to the Syrian governor P. Petronius (ibid. 18,8,4), which achieved its goal of stopping Caligula's statue from being erected in the Temple; after that he probably took over the position of commander-in-chief of the army from Silas (ib…

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Colpe, Carsten (Berlin), “Helcias”, 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 24 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e506640>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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