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(Μόλων; Mólōn).

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[1] Satrap of Media and governor-general of the Upper Satrapies in 222 BC

In 222 BC, together with his brothers Alexander and Neolaus, M., as satrap of Media and governor-general of the Upper Satrapies, rebelled against the young Antiochus [5] III and assumed the title of king (on coins: βασιλέως Μόλωνος). M. repelled Antiochus' military commande…

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Mehl, Andreas (Halle/Saale) and Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald), “Molon”, 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 20 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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