Nicanor (father of Balacrus)

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Nicanor /nˈknər/ (Greek: Nικάνωρ Nikā́nōr; lived 4th century BC) was the father of Balacrus, the Macedonian satrap of Cilicia. It is probably this Nicanor who is alluded to in an anecdote related by Plutarch of Philip II of Macedon, as a person of some distinction during the reign of that monarch.[1]

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  1. ^ Plutarch, Moralia, "Sayings of kings and commanders", pag. 177

 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.