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Ophellas
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(Οφέλλας/Ophéllas).

[German version]

[1] Official in the Hellenistic period

O. of Olynthus, presumably a subordinate of Cleomenes [7] in the administration of Egypt (epimelētḗs in Athribis; see epimelētaí ). He is said to have blackmailed the nomárchai subordinate to him ([Aristot.] 1353a 5ff.).

Agathocles [2]

Bibliography

Berve 2, Nr. 599.

[German version]

[2] Friend and official of Alexander [4] the Great

Son of Silenus, Macedonian from Pella,…

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Ameling, Walter (Jena), “Ophellas”, 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 August 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e831980>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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