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Πάτρων), historical.

1. A native of Pliocis (Arrian, 3.16.2, where he is called Paron), commander of the Greek mercenaries, who accompanied Dareius oni his flight after the battle of Gaugamela. When Bessus and his accomplices were conspiring against Dareitus, Patron antd the other Greeks remained faithful to him; and Pa'tron having discovered the designs of the conspirators, disclosed to the king the danger he was in, and besolught him to take refuge in the camp of the Greek soldiers, lbut )Dareius declined his offer. (Q. Curt. 5.9.14, 11.1, 8, 12.4.)

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