2. Of Pella, son of Peisaeus, one of the bodyguard of Alexander the Great, distinguished himself greatly on one occasion in India. On the death of Alexander
, he was one of the first to propose that the supreme power should be entrusted to Perdiccas.
He was subsequently the general of Olympias in the war with Cassander; and when she was taken prisoner in B. C. 316, he was put to death by order of Cassander. (Arrian, Arr. Anab. 6.28
, apud Phot.
Cod. 92, p. 69a. 14. ed. Bekker ; Curt. 9.5
; Diod. 19.35