（ἵππαρχος). The Greek name for a commander of cavalry.
(See Hippeis.) In the Aetolian and Achaean Leagues,
this name was borne by an officer charged with other functions besides, who was in rank second
only to the στρατηγός.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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