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Ἡγεμόνη), that is, the leader or ruler, is the name of one of the Athenian Charites. When the Athenian ephebi took their civic oath, they invoked Hegemone. (Pollux, 8.106; Paus. 9.35.1.) Hegemone occurs also as a surname of Artemis at Sparta, and in Arcadia. (Paus. 3.14.6, 8.36.7, 47.4; Callim. Hymn. in Dian. 227; Polyaen. 8.52.)


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