Demetrius (somatophylax)


Demetrius (Ancient Greek: Δημήτριος) (died 330 BC) was one of Alexander's somatophylakes. He was suspected of being engaged in the conspiracy of Philotas, and was executed. Ptolemy (son of Lagus) replaced him as Somatophylax.

ReferencesEdit

  • Arrian, Anabasis 3.27.5
  • Quintus Curtius Rufus 6.7.15 and 6.11.35-38
  • Who's Who in the Age of Alexander the Great by Waldemar Heckel ISBN 978-1-4051-1210-9 (extract online)