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(spelled as in Stv II 309; on coins Λυκκείου/Lykkeíou or Λυκπείου/Lykpeíou, HN 236; [1. 199-201, pl. XXXVII; 2. 71]). L., king of Paeonia (359-335 BC), fought alongside Cetriporis of Thrace and Grabus of Illyria (356) against Philippus II of Macedonia, but joined the latter as an ally after the defeat (Isoc. Or. 5,21; Diod. Sic. 16,22,3: not mentioned by name); Stv II 309 (alliance with Athens of July 356).


1 H. Gaebler, Mz. Nordgriechenlands, vol. 3.2, 1935

2 H. Krahe, Die Sprache der Illyrier, 1955.

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Dreyer, Boris (Göttingen), “Lyppeus”, 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 05 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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