(Μεγαλέας;Megaléas). A Macedonian, appointed by Antigonus  Doson in his will as head of the chancery (epì toû grammateíou) of Philippus V in 222 BC (Pol. 4,87,8). Together with Apelles  and Leontius  M. opposed the anti-Aetolian western policy of the young king and in the year 218 physically attacked Aratus , for which he was condemned by court martial. Released on Leontius's bail, M. fled to Thebes, where he took his life before being extradited (Pol. 5,2,8; 15f.; 25,1f.; 26-28) [1. 170].