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Hierax
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(Ἱέραξ; Hiérax).

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[1] H. of Antiochia, strategos of Ptolemy VI after 146 BC

H. of Antiochia, deserted Demetrius [7] I for Alexander [13] Balas (Diod. Sic. 33,3), and then deserted him in 146 BC for Ptolemy VI, whom he had proclaimed king by the Antiochenes (Diod. Sic. 32,9 c). He had a high position at the court and, as strategos (?) of Ptolemy VIII, he foiled th…

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Ameling, Walter (Jena), Baltes, Matthias (Münster), Lakmann, Marie-Luise (Münster) and Brisson, Luc (Paris), “Hierax”, 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 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e512920>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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