general in the service of
See also:Philip II. and
See also:Alexander the
See also:Great . During the reign of Philip
See also:Parmenio obtained a great victory over the Illyrians (356); he was one of the Macedonian delegates appointed to conclude peace with Athens (346), and was sent with an army to uphold Macedonian influence in Euboea (342) . In 336 he was sent with Amyntas and Attalus to make preparations for the reduction of
See also:Asia . He led the
See also:left wing in the battles of the Granicus, Issus and Gaugamela . After the
See also:conquest of Drangiana, Alexander was informed that Philotas, son of Parmenio, was involved in a
See also:conspiracy against his
See also:life . Philotas was condemned by the army and put to
See also:death . Alexander, thinking it dangerous to allow the
See also:father to live, sent orders to
See also:Media for the assassination of Parmenio . There was no
See also:proof that Parmenio was in any way implicated in the conspiracy, but he was not even afforded the opportunity of defending himself . See
See also:Anabasis; Plutarch, Alexander; Diod . Sic. xvii.; Curtius vii .
PARMENIDES OF ELEA (Velia)
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