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ἰλ-άρχης (later written εἰλ- , cf. βειλάρχας), ου, , (ἴλη)
A.commander of a troop of horse, PPetr.3p.8 (iii B.C.), al., Ascl.Tact.7.2, Plu.Tim. 31 (pl.), Arr.An.2.7.3; = Lat. praefectus turmae, Plb.6.25.1, 6.35.8.
II. commander of eight elephants, Ascl.Tact.9, Ael.Tact.23:— hence ἰλ-αρχέω , Boeot. ϝιλαρχίω , command cavalry, IG7.3087 (Lebad.), 3206 (Orchom.), 2466 (Thebes).
II. at Rome, to be sevir equitum, D.C.55.10.
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    • Polybius, Histories, 6.25.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.35.8
    • Plutarch, Timoleon, 31
    • Arrian, Anabasis, 2.7.3
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 55.10
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