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Hermaeus
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(Ἑρμαῖος; Hermaîos).

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[1] H. Soter Indo-Greek king, 1st cent. BC

(Middle Indian Heramaya). The last of the Indo-Greek kings in Paropamisadai (modern south-east Afghanistan) in the 1st cent. BC, perhaps a son of Amyntas [8]. Like so many of the Indo-Greek kings, he is only known through his coins, a large amount of which were issued postumously by Indo-Scythians from Bactria, who had removed him (according to [1]…

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Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki) and Meister, Klaus (Berlin), “Hermaeus”, 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 20 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e509920>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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