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100 days of Nicknames! #7 PHILIP

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Philip

Latin form of Philippos which means ‘friend of horses’, composed of the elements philos ‘friend’ and hippos ‘horse’.

The name was borne by five kings of Macedonia

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100 days of Nicknames! #6 PTOLEMAEUS

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Ptolemaeus

Latin form of Ptolemeos from the polemeios "warlike", "aggressive" or "son of war". Some autienrieth renders the meaning of the name to be an adjective from ptólemos, explained as a Homeric formread more »

100 days of Nicknames! #5 ANTIGONUS

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Antigonus

The Latin form of Antigonos, which mean ‘like the ancestor’ from anti ‘like’ and goneus ‘ancestor’.

The name was borne by many kings of Macedonia.

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100 days of Nicknames! #4 ALEXANDER

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Alexander!

Latin form of Alexandros, which mean ‘defending men’ from alexein ‘to defend, protect, help’ and aner ‘man’ (genitive andros).

The name was borne by five kings of Macedonia.

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100 days of Nicknames! #3 ARCHELAUS

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Archelaus!

Latin form of Archelaos, which mean ‘master of the people’ from arche ‘master, leader’ and laos ‘people’.

The name was borne by two kings of Macedonia.

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