), a MEGALOPOLITAN. He was originally a Macedonian, but had received the franchise and was settled at Megalopolis about B. C. 190.
He pretended to be a descendant of Alexander the Great, and accordingly called his two sons Philip and Alexander. His daughter Apama was married to Amynander, king of the Athamanians. Her eldest brother, Philip, followed her to her court, and being of a vain character, he allowed himself to be tempted with the prospect of gaining possession of the throne of Macedonia. (Liv. 35.47
; Appian, App. Syr. 13
; comp. PHILIPPUS, son of ALEXANDER.)