Machatas

Machatas (Greek: Μαχάτας or Μαχατᾶς , warrior,fighter) was a common North-West Greek name.(LSJ-Attic: [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.04.0057%3Aentry%3D%2365300 machêtês] )(Aeolic: machaitas) (Laconian: machatar).

*Machatas Macedonian son of Derdas and father of Philip and Harpalus (4th c.BC)
*Machatas Aetolian ambassador (late 3th c.BC)
*Machatas Epirote son of the elder and father of younger Charops (early 2th c.BC)
*Machatas sculptor , signatures of him have been found in Acarnania [Machatas sculptor - ancient Anactorion or Echinos [http://epigraphy.packhum.org/inscriptions/oi?ikey=43075&bookid=9&region=3&subregion=8] - [http://epigraphy.packhum.org/inscriptions/oi?ikey=43076&bookid=9&region=3&subregion=8] ]
*Machatas of Eordea early 5th BC [Machatas of Eordea [http://epigraphy.packhum.org/inscriptions/oi?ikey=312724&bookid=172&region=4&subregion=11] ] (oldest inscription of the name)
*Machatas (son of Sabattaras) from Europus. Macedonian proxenos in Delphi [325-300 BC [http://epigraphy.packhum.org/inscriptions/oi?ikey=240631&bookid=452&region=3&subregion=7] - c.300 BC [http://epigraphy.packhum.org/inscriptions/oi?ikey=241951&bookid=347&region=3&subregion=7] ]

References

* [http://www.ancientlibrary.com/smith-bio/1993.html Machatas] - Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology


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