). Considerable variations are found in the MSS. (especially of Greek authors) in the mode of writing this name, which is frequently confounded with Hamilcar, and written Ἀμίλκων
, or even Ἀμίλκας
(see Wesseling, ad Diod.
It is probable indeed that Hamilcar and Himilco are only two forms of the same name: both were of common occurrence at Carthage.