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You dog, questioning your Queen. They don’t understand you anymore. Martin, by no means does the identification of Alexander and Hephaestion with Achilles and Patroclus equate to their being homosexuals as Homer , author of the Iliad , never suggested that Achilles and his close friend Patroclus were homosexual or that they had sexual relations. It is clear that the two of them were extremely close throughout their lives. However, Plutarch, who wrote about Eumenes in his series of Parallel Lives , [72] mentions that it was about lodgings and a flute-player, so perhaps this was an instance of some deeper antagonism breaking out into a quarrel over a triviality. We are at the beginning.

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But perhaps a stranger.

After the siege of Tyre BC Alexander entrusted his fleet to Hephaestion, who had orders to skirt the coast hephaestioh head for Gazatheir next objective, while Alexander himself led the army overland. Plutarch says they were massacred as an offering to the spirit of Hephaestion and it is quite possible to imagine that to Alexander this might have followed in spirit Achilles’ killing of “twelve high-born youths” beside Patroclus’ funeral pyre.


Alexander () – Jared Leto as Hephaistion – IMDb

lleto What business Hephaestion was attending to we do not know, but Andrew Chugg [15] has suggested that it was concerned either with ehphaestion command of the fleet or Athenian hephaestioj. This we didn’t learn as schoolboys.

And now you kiss them? What destiny do I have? An erastes kissing his eromenos. Once on the expedition to India they actually drew their swords and came to blows It is clear that the two of them were extremely close throughout their lives. Aristotle was wrong about them. It is likely, though not certain, that it was Hephaestion who led the advance army from Egypt to bridge the Euphrates river. Heracles did it by himself!

Thus, according to Robin Lane Fox quite different conclusions can be drawn: I’ve taken us further than my father ever dreamed!

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What about poor Parmenion? You’re a great man. And I see her in your eyes.

Hephaeshion expect me to sit here and watch you shame yourself. Damn you Parmenion, by the gods and your Apollo! What would you do if you ever reached the end of the world?

Or is his blood no longer good enough? Which am I, Hephaistion? Evil tyrant you’ve become, Alexander. It is difficult to give a modern equivalent for such a huge amount but we know that in Hephaestion’s time, the daily wage hepheastion a skilled worker was two or three drachmas.


Hephaestion was in command at Pattala while Alexander advanced. He letoo a wreath on the tomb of Achilles and Hephaestion laid a wreath on the tomb of Patroclus and they ran a race, naked, to honour their dead heroes. I am the cracked mirror of her dreams Alexander sent messengers to the oracle at Siwa to ask if Amon would permit Hephaestion to be worshipped as a god. Darius of Persia sent Mazaeus to hold the opposite bank while the bridging work was in progress. One of the things about the film that I like is that it purports to hephaesstion the memoirs of Ptolemy Anthony Hopkinsnow an old man, let ruled Egypt for decades.

Alexander often had to divide his forces and command was given to a variety of senior officers on different occasions. What was I serving but to save your puppy life at Gaugamela? The idea that the greatest conqueror in hared ancient world might have been the one getting penetrated would have been as shocking as it would be for a modern action hero in a film to be getting penetrated.

Apologize by Zeus, before you dishonor me.