Bas of Bithynia

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Bas (Greek: Βᾶς; c. 397 BC – 326 BC) was the first independent ruler of Bithynia. He ruled for fifty years, from 376 to 326 BC, and died at the age of 71.

Life[edit]

He succeeded his father Boteiras, and was himself succeeded by his own son Zipoetes I.

He defeated Calas, a general of Alexander the Great, and maintained the independence of Bithynia.[1]

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ Memnon, History of Heracleia, 12
Bibliography
Preceded by
Boteiras
Dynast of Bithynia Succeeded by
Zipoetes I