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Hygiaeon
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(Ὑγιαίων; Hygiaíōn). Ruler of the Kingdom of the Bosporus ( Regnum Bosporanum), c. 220-200 BC. Successor of  Leucon II, but not as king, rather as árchōn, also portrayed without a royal diadem. Maybe not a Spartocid. On brick stamps and coins ἄρχοντος Ὑγιαίοντος.

Bibliography

V. F. Gaidukevič, Das Bosporan. Reich, 1971, 93, 95.

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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen), “Hygiaeon”, 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 15 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e519060>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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