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(Ἱππόστρατος; Hippóstratos).

[German version]

[1] Seducer of Periboea

Son of Amarynceus who seduced  Periboea, daughter of Hipponous (Apollod. 1,74; Hes. fr. 12 M-W).

[German version]

[2] Nephew of Attalus [1]

Nephew of  Attalus [1], brother of  Cleopatra, after whose death he was executed by  Alexander [4] the Great (cf. Iust. 11,5,1); not to be identified with other men …

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Schulte-Altedorneburg, Jörg (Marburg), Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA), Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki) and Meister, Klaus (Berlin), “Hippostratus”, 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 21 September 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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