(Θυμώνδας; Thymṓndas). Son of Mentor , general of Darius ; in the summer of 333 BC he took the mercenary army of his dead uncle Memnon  to Darius (Arr. An. 2,2,1; Curt. 3,3,1). As commander of Greek mercenaries he took part in the battle of Issus (Curt. 3,9,2) and may have lost his life during the mercenaries' flight to Egypt. (Arr. An. 2,3,1-3).
J. E. Atkinson, A Commentary on Q. Curtius Rufus Hist. Alexandri Magni, vol. 1, 1980, 206
Berve, Nr. 380.
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