), the feeders of horses, was the name of the nobility
of Chalcis in Euboea, corresponding to the ἱππεῖς
in other Greek states. On the conquest of the
Chalcidians by the Athenians in B.C. 506, these Hippobotae were deprived of
their lands, and 4,000 Athenian cleruchi sent to take possession of them.
; Strab. x. p.447
; Plut. Per. 23
; Aelian, Ael. VH 6.1
; Thirlwall, 2.78; Grote, ch. 31, 3.145.) [COLONIA
p. 477 a.