harmost


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harmost

(ˈhɑːmɒst)
n
a governor of Spartan colony
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In Pausanias the harmost of Epitalion is Lysistratus, in Xenophon Lysippus.
He had been experienced enough to be appointed Spartan harmost in Asia Minor first in 400 B.C., and the text under discussion refers to a period some nine years later, when he had been appointed to a second command.