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PHILOTA

Philotas was the son of General Parmenion, Commander of the Companion Cavalry and comrade of Alexander the Great. Later, Alexander the Great ordered his execution with the accusation of conspiracy. It was also the name of a renowned Macedonian General, who after the death of Alexander the Great became the Satrap of Cilicia. Philotas is also a village of Florina, which, after the Exchange of Populations and the retreat of its Muslim residents, was inhabited by refugees from the Pontus, East Thrace and Cappadocia.

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