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Lyciscus
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(Λυκίσκος; Lykískos).

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[1] Governor of Epirus, late 4th cent. BC

Appointed governor of Epirus by Cassander in 316 BC after the Epirotes had banished their king Aeacides [2] and joined Cassander there. After the synoecism of the eastern Acarnanians, he was ordered to protect them against the Aetolians. Aeacides returned and caused Epirus t…

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Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) and Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Lyciscus”, 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 02 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e713510>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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