Aropos (Person, Concept)

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Aropos (en)


First magistrate attested in Athens in 96/95 BC. His identity (and belonging to a deme) is not clear: he might either be son of Glaukos from Piraeus or son of Leon from Azenia (Habicht 1991, p. 18): See M. Thompson, The New Style Silver Coinage of Athens (1961) nos. 990-1015 / issue 69 (p. 555); C. Habicht, Zu den Münzmagistraten der Silberprägung des Neuen Stils, Chiron 21, 1991, pp. 5, 11 and 18 (96/95 BC); Prosopographia Attica 2243; P. M. Fraser – E. Matthews, A Lexicon of Greek Personal Names II Attica (1994) p. 64 s. v. Aropos, no. 3; W. Leschhorn, Lexikon der Aufschriften auf griechischen Münzen II (2009) p. 364 s. v. Aropos.

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