), a native of Megalopolis.
He was a man of distinction, and was connected with Aratus by the rites of hospitality.
In accordance with a secret agreement entered into with Aratus, Nicophanes and Cercidas induced the Megalopolitans to send an embassy to the congress of the Achaeans, to induce them to join them in seeking for assistance from Antigonus. They were themselves deputed for this object, in which they were successful, B. C. 225. (Plb. 2.48