Ptolemy (son of Philip)

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Ptolemy, son of Philip was an officer who commanded the leading squadron of Macedonian cavalry (that of Socrates of Macedon) at the Battle of the Granicus,[1] Both Gronovius[2] and Droysen,[citation needed] suppose that he is the same man that Alexander left with a force of 3000 infantry and 200 cavalry to defend the province of Caria, and who subsequently, together with Asander the governor of Lydia, defeated the Persian general Orontobates, 332 BC.[3]



 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.