Epithet of Jews, after Hyrcania on the Caspian Sea, introduced by repatriates from the diaspora there.
Cite this pageBringmann, Klaus (Frankfurt/Main), “Hyrcanus”, 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 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e520280>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510
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