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(Νίκαρχος; Níkarchos).

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[1] General of Antiochus III, 218 BC

Active at the beginning of the Fourth  Syrian War as one of  Antiochus  [5] III's generals. In 218 BC he took part in Antiochus advance into southern Syria at the occupation of the narrows on the River  Lycus  and later at the conquest of Rabbatamana (Rabbat Ammon) and became commander of the garrison there. In the battle …

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Mehl, Andreas (Halle/Saale), Hidber, Thomas (Berne) and Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Nicarchus”, 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 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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