), a Persian, satrap of Egypt.
He appears to have succeeded Sabaces, after the latter fell at the battle of Issus. When Amyntas with his Greek troops and some Egyptians who had joined him, appeared before Memphis, Mazaces was at first defeated; but afterwards sallied forth at the head of his forces, while they were scattered about in search of plunder, and slew Amyntas with most of his men. [AMYNTAS.] On the approach of Alexander
, Mazaces, who had no Persian troops at his command, and finding resistance hopeless, voluntarily submitted, and gave up to Alexander
800 talents, and all the royal stores, B. C. 332. (Arrian, 3.1; Curt. 4.1.30
, &c., 7.4.)