Cothelas


Cothelas

Cothelas, also known as Gudila, (fl. 4th century BC) was a Getae king, who ruled an area near the Black Sea, between northern Thrace and the Danube.[1] His polity also included the important port of Odessos. Around 341 BC he concluded a treaty with Macedonian king Philip II, becoming his vassal. This relation was further cemented when Cothelas' daughter, Meda of Odessa, became one of the Macedonian king's wives.[2]

Notes

  1. ^ Lewis et al. 2008, p. 773
  2. ^ Talbert 1988, p. 63; Lewis et al. 2008, p. 472

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