Bas of Bithynia

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Bas (in Greek Bας; (lived c. 397 BC – 326 BC, ruled 376 BC – 326 BC), first independent ruler of Bithynia, governed fifty years, from 376 to 326 BC, and died at the age of 71. He succeeded his father Boteiras, and was himself succeeded by his own son Zipoetes I. He defeated Calas, a general of Alexander the Great, and maintained the independence of Bithynia.[1]


  1. ^ Memnon, History of Heracleia, 12

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 

Preceded by
Dynast of Bithynia Succeeded by
Zipoetes I