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Lagus
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(Λάγος, Λαγός/Lágos, Lagós; personal name not from lagṓs, ‘hare’, but probably from laoí, ‘people’).

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[1] Macedonian from Eordaia or Orestis, father of Ptolemy I

Macedonian from Eordaea or Orestis. His status is unknown; no definite conclusion about high nobility can be drawn from his marriage to Arsinoe [II 1]. Father of Ptolemaios I and Menelaus. Ptolemy fostered the memory of L.: a hippodrome in Alexandria and a town in …

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Ameling, Walter (Jena), “Lagus”, 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 20 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e628870>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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