12. Son of Patroclus, was apparently the chief of the three generals who were sent by Lysias, the regent of Syria during the absence of Antiochus IV., to reduce the revolted Jews. They advanced as far as Emmaus, where they were totally defeated by Judas Maccabaeus, B. C. 165. (1 Macc. iii. iv., 2 Macc. viii.; J. AJ 12.7
. §§ 3, 4.)
He is previously mentioned as holding an administrative office in Palestine. (Joseph. ib.