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- Echecrates of Thessaly, a military officer of Ptolemy IV Philopator, documented around 219–217 BC.
- A son of Demetrius the Fair (c. 285–250 BC) by Olympias of Larissa, and brother of Antigonus III Doson. He had a son named Antigonus after his uncle.
- Three Pythagorean philosophers mentioned by Iamblichus:
- A Locrian, one of those to whom Plato is said to have gone for instruction. The name Caetus in Valerius Maximus is perhaps an erroneous reading for Echecrates.
- A Tarentine, probably the same who is mentioned in Plato's Ninth Letter.
- Echecrates of Phlius, a contemporary with Aristoxenus the Peripatetic.
- Liv. xl. 54; see vol. i. pp. 187, 189, b.
- Vit. Pyth. ad fin.
- Cic. de Fin. v. 29.
- viii. 7, Ext. 3
- Diog. Laërt. viii. 46; comp. Gell. iv. 11; Fabric. Bibl. Graec. i. p. 861.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Elder, Edward (1870). "Echecrates". In Smith, William. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 2. p. 2.
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