Hipparchus of Euboea

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Hipparchus or Hipparch of Euboea (Greek: Ἵππαρχος; fl. 4th century BC) was one of the warmest partisans of Philip of Macedon, who rewarded him for his zeal by appointing him, together with Automedon and Cleitarchus, to be rulers, or, as Demosthenes calls them, tyrants of Eretria, supported by a force of mercenary troops.[1] From an anecdote mentioned by Plutarch[2], it appears that Philip entertained for him feelings of warm personal regard.

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  1. ^ Demosthenes, Speeches, "Philippic 3", 58, "On the Crown", 295
  2. ^ Plutarch, Moralia, "Sayings of kings and commanders", p. 178

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.