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Asander
(328 words)

(Ἀσάνδρος; Asándros)

[German version]

[1] Macedonian satrap of Lydia (334-331 BC)

Son of a certain Philotas, probably related to  Parmenion, under Alexander [4] the Great the commander of the  Prodromoi and  Paeones (so in Diod. Sic. 17,17,4), in 334-331 BC satrap of  Lydia; he participated in the conquest of  Caria. In the winter of 329/28 he led troops to Alexander and then is no longer mentioned.

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Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) and Schottky, Martin (Pretzfeld), “Asander”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 06 July 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e202900>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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