As an Aethiopian,, Memnon was described as black, but was noted for his beauty.
(Rome, 1908), 18, and Memnon, ii.
It was urged upon them by their colleague the Rhodian Memnon.
Memnon the Rhodian, now in supreme command of the Persian fleet, saw the European coasts exposed and set out to raise Greece, where discontent always smouldered in Alexander's rear.
When his father was attacked by Memnon, he saved his life at the sacrifice of his own (Pindar, Pyth.