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ἱππεύς 1 ἵππος

I.a horseman, either of the charioteer or of the hero who fights from a chariot, Il.
2.a horseman, i. e. rider, first in Hdt. Solon.'s constitution, the ἱππεῖς, attic ἱππῆς, Horsemen or Knights, were the 2d class, required to possess land producing 300 medimni, and a horse, Ar., Thuc., Sparta 300 chosen men, the King's Body Guard, Hdt.

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