Agathon of Macedonia

Agathon (in Greek Aγαθων; lived 4th century BC) was the son of the Macedonian Philotas and the brother of Parmenion and Asander. He was given as a hostage to Antigonus in 313 BC, by his brother Asander, who was satrap of Caria, but was taken back again by Asander in a few days.1 Agathon had a son, named Asander, who is mentioned in a Greek inscription.


Smith, William (editor); Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, "Agathon", Boston, (1867)


1 Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca, xix. 75

This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology by William Smith (1867).

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