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Harpocrates II Hyperboreos, nicknamed Tomes by the residents of Cid's Hideaway, is a character in Final Fantasy XVI. He is in charge of the research and the library.

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Prior to becoming a resident of Cid's Hideaway, Harpocrates was a renowned scholar in Oriflamme and the tutor of Dion Lesage, before his student left to join the Dragoons.

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Harpocrates (Ἁρποκράτης) was the god of silence, secrets and confidentiality in the Hellenistic religion developed in Ptolemaic Alexandria (and also an embodiment of hope, according to Plutarch).

In Latin, hyperboreos is the accusative masculine plural of hyperboreus, which is hyperborean in English. It refers to one of a race of people living in the extreme north or beyond the north wind.

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  1. Final Fantasy XVI Ultimania
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