Macedonian military commander (early 3rd cent. BC)
A Macedonian (from Beroea?) [1. 423], commander and probably 'friend of the king' (phílos) of Demetrius  Poliorcetes. In 289 BC, P. was defeated in a courageous single combat with Pyrrhus during a battle in Aetolia (Plut. Pyrrhus 7,4-9; Plut. Demetrius 41,3) [2. 224f].
 Friend of Perseus 
Son of Balacrus of Beroea, pro…