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Po'lemon

5. A dynast of Olba in Cilicia, whose name appears on the coins of that city, with the titles of αρχιερεύς and αυνάστης. As it is associated with that of M. Antony, there is little doubt that he is the same person who is mentioned by Appian (B. C. 5.75) as being appointed by Antony to the sovereignty of a part of Cilicia, and who subsequently became king of Pontus [POLEMON I.] The grounds on which this identity is denied by Eckhel vol. iii. p. 63) are not satisfactory. (Visconti. Iconographie Grecque, vol. iii. p. 5, &c.)

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