Brill’s New Pauly

Get access

Iamblichus
(2,195 words)

(Ἰάμβλιχος; Iámblichos). Personal name (regarding the form cf. [1]).

[German version]

[1] Syro-Arab ruler, middle of 1st cent. BC

I., Syro-Arab ruler, probably identical with Phylarchus I of Arethusa and Emesa who was mentioned by Cicero (Fam. 15,1; 2). He was executed in 31 BC outside Actium in the army of Anthony. In AD 20 Augustus returned Emesa to his homonymous son (Cass. Dio 50,13,7; 51,2,2; cf. Str. 16,753).

Bibliog…

Cite this page
Gundel, Hans Georg (Gießen), Brisson, Luc (Paris), Fusillo, Massimo (L'Aquila) and Galli, Lucia (Florence), “Iamblichus”, 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 27 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e520890>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲