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Po'lemon

Πολέμων), historical.

1. Son of Andromenes the Stymphaean, a. Macedonian officer, in the service of Alexander the Great. The great intimacy which subsisted between him and Philotas caused him to be suspected, together with his brothers Amyntas, Attalus, and Simmias, of participating in the treasonable designs imputed to Philotas: a charge to which Polemon had the imprudence to give countenance by taking to flight immediately on learning the arrest of the son of Parmenion. Amyntas, however, who remained, having successfully defended himself before the assembly of the army, obtained the pardon or acquittal of Polemon also. (Arr. Anab. 3.27 ; Curt. 7.1.10, 2.1-10.)

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