called by Diodorus MA'DETAS, (Μαδέτας
), a general of Dareius, who defended a strong mountain--fortress of the Uxii against Alexander the Great, when the latter wished to penetrate from Susiana into Persis towards the end of B. C. 331.
He was pardoned by Alexander
at the entreaties of Sisygambis, the mother of Dareius, a niece of whom he had married. (Curt. 5.3
; Diod. 17.67