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Headword: *miki/yas
Adler number: mu,1046
Translated headword: Mikipsas, Micipsa
Vetting Status: high
A king of Illyrians.
Greek Original:
*miki/yas: basileu\s *)illuri/wn.
So the transmitted text of this entry (lacking, Adler reports, in mss AF) -- but this is surely the Numidian king Micipsa (148-118 BCE) whose death precipitated the Jugurthine War. (The 1549 Basel edition of the Suda emended to "of Nomads"; cf. mu 245.)
See generally OCD(4) s.v. Jugurtha.
Keywords: biography; geography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 July 2001@06:01:56.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Augmented note, cosmetics, added keyword, set status) on 17 October 2003@14:06:00.
David Whitehead (rearranged and expanded note) on 4 January 2005@08:39:09.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 28 July 2011@05:00:50.
David Whitehead on 22 May 2013@09:03:50.
David Whitehead on 22 May 2013@09:04:26.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2014@08:46:45.


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