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Parmenion
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(Παρμενίων/Parmeníōn).

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[1] General under Philippus [4] II

Son of Philotas from Upper Macedonia, born in 400 BC, successful general under Philippus[4] II (cf. Plut. Mor. 177c); involved in 346 in the peace treaty with Athens (Dem. Or. 19,69; Philocrates [2]). After Philippus' marriage to Cleopatra [II 2], the niece of Attalus [1], P. gave him his daughter, shared with him command of the troops in Asia in 336 …

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Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA), Ax, Wolfram (Cologne) and Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Parmenion”, 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 23 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e908390>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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