Anaxila'us of BYZANTIUM
), of BYZANTIUM, one of the parties who surrendered Byzantium to the Athenians in B. C. 408.
He was afterwards brought to trial at Sparta for this surrender, but was acquitted, inasmuch as the inhabitants were almost starving at the time. (Xen. Hell. 1.3.19
; Plut. Alc.
pp. 208, d., 209, a.; comp. Diod. 13.67
, and Wesseling's note; Polyaen. 1.47.2