Alexander inherited the situation that a Macedonian expeditionary force had been operating in Hellespontine
Phrygia and beyond, but by 334 Parmenion held little more than Abydos on the Asian side of the Hellespont.
A portrait of Antiochos II with wings over a diadem appeared on coins issued by his Hellespontine
(4) See AJA 29 (1925), 252: Athenai Diades, Tenedos, Galepsos, Phokaia, and Neapolis (Hellespontine
Priapus In Greek religion, a god of animal and vegetable fertility whose cult was originally located in the Hellespontine
regions, centering especially on Lampsacus.
According to Diodorus Siculus (XV.90-93), the satraps Ariobarzanes of Hellespontine
Phrygia and Orontes of Armenia rose up in rebellion against the Great King in 362-361 B.C.E., supported by Mausolus of Caria, Athens and Sparta, the Greek cities of Asia, Tachos of Egypt, and finally by a reluctant Autophrates of Lydia.
Varro tells us there were ten, the Cumaean, the Delphic, Egyptian, Erythraean, Hellespontine
, Libyan, Persian, Phrygian, Samian, and Tiburtine.
The final buttress of their interpretation came from a section of the assessment containing the Hellespontine district total.
Finally, the preference for the smallest figure possible on the fragment containing the Hellespontine total requires that the mason indented the total by two spaces in the column.
II of the stele, and containing part of a Hellespontine panel (with no edges preserved), and fr.
(30) Dated to the year 421/0, this inscription has special interest, since it would appear that military activity on the islands of Lemnos and Imbros necessitated the rubric, (31) yet we hear nothing from other sources about any conflict in the Hellespontine region at this time, the first year of the Peace of Nikias, and do not hear of any until the Ionian War, following the collapse in Sicily.
This expedition was commissioned in the interests of Antigonus, threatened by the substantial fleet which Polyperchon had sent to impede his designs in northern Asia Minor and collaborate with his enemy, Arrhidaeus, satrap of Hellespontine
Phrygia.(50) Nicanor had impeccable qualifications for the command.
[GREEK TEXT OMITTED] identifies him as Arrhidaeus, satrap of Hellespontine
Phrygia, who did first receive his satrapy at Triparadeisus.(11) But that is only one of several possibilities.