), a MACEDONIAN, is first mentioned in the war against Antiochus, B. C. 190, as the governor of Ephesus. (Liv. 37.13
He is spoken of in B. C. 169 as one of the generals of Perseus, king of Macedonia, and was sent by him to burn the dock-yards at Thessalonica, which he delayed doing, wishing to gratify the Romans, according to Diodorus, or thinking that the king would repent of his purpose, as Livy states.
He was shortly afterwards put to death by Perseus. (Liv. 44.10
; Diod. Exc.
p. 579, Wess.; Appian, de Reb. Mac.