Bessus   - in ancient sources @

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  Bessus   - a Persian noble who murdered Dareius III in 330 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
  + Besos
Aelian:NA_6.25 Persia, ** was struck by Bessus in the battle against Alex
Just_12.5 In the meantime Bessus, one of the former friends of
PsCallisth_* 2.20-23 * the satraps of Darius, Bessus and Ariobarzanes, knew Ale
PsCallisth_2.21 those wicked men, Bessus and Ariobarzanes, voluntarily

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