2. Son of Gerostratus, the king or dynast of Aradus in Phoenicia at the time of its conquest by Alexander
. Gerostratus himself was absent with the Persian fleet, but Straton hastened after the battle of Issus (B. C. 333) to meet the conqueror on his advance into Phoenicia with the offering of a crown of gold, and bearing the submission of Aradus and its dependent cities. (Arrian. Anab.
2.13; Curt. 4.1.6