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Asclepiodotus of Heraclea

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Asclepiodotus, a native of Heraclea in Sintice, was a commander in the army of Perseus of Macedon during the Third Macedonian War (171-168 BC). He is recorded leading a contingent of 2000 Gauls in the early stages of the war,[1] and later 10,000 light infantry in the Battle of Pydna.[2]

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  1. Livy, Ab Urbe Condita 42.51
  2. Livy,Ab Urbe Condita 44.2, 6-7