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Hippalus
(283 words)

(Ἵππαλος; Híppalos).

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[1] Son of Sosus, priest of a royal cult, officer

Son of Sosus (?); father of the district commander Theomnestus (PP 1/8, 260; 3/9, 5147) and the athlophore Batra (PP 3/9, 5051). From 185-169 BC, priest of the royal cult in Ptolemais Hermou; documented in 182 and 173 as an eponymous officer; before November 176 (from 185?) ἀρχισωματοφύλαξ (archisōmatophýlax, ‘arch-bodyguard’) and first stratēgós of the Thebaid (court title dependent on reading of…

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Ameling, Walter (Jena) and Brodersen, Kai (Mannheim), “Hippalus”, 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 13 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e513870>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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