(Πασίφιλος; Pasíphilos). General of Agathocles , for whom he took Messana in 312/11 BC (Diod. Sic. 19,102,1-3). When Deinocrates  and Philonides occupied Galeria at Exiles' Point, P. retook the castle (Diod. Sic. 19,104,1-2). At the end of the African campaign in 306/5 he desserted to Deinocrates  (Diod. Sic. 20,77,1-2), and was murdered but a year later in Gela (Diod. Sic. 20,90,2).
K. Meister, Agathokles, in: CAH 7,1, 1984, 384-405.
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Meister, Klaus (Berlin),
Brill’s New Pauly
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