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(Βάλακρος; Bálakros).

Various men with this name served as officers under Alexander [4] the Great.

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[1] Satrap of Cilicia, after 333 BC

Son of a certain Nicanor, married Phila, daughter of  Antipater [1], who bore him a son. First  somatophýlax , after the battle of Issus, was appointed satrap of Cilicia, where he fought with great success aga…

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Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA), “Balacrus”, 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 25 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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