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Polemaeus
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(Πολεμαῖος/Polemaîos).

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[1] Macedonian commander, c. 300 BC

(also called Ptolemaeus and Polemon in MSS, but correctly P., IG II2 469 and IK 28,2). Son of one P., Macedonian, nephew of Antigonus [1]. P. was probably already an officer in the Macedonian army under Alexander [4] the Great, possibly sōmatophýlax (Court titles B) of Philippus Arridaeus [4] (Arr. Succ. 1,38). In 319, he went to Eumenes [1] as a hostage of Antigonus (Plut. Eumenes 10); in 314 he was sen…

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Ameling, Walter (Jena) and Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg), “Polemaeus”, 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 09 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1000020>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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