of Olynthus, at the court of Alexander  the Great during the final years; he later wrote an anecdotal work ‘On the life and death of Hephaestion and Alexander’. As all extant fragments (FGrH 126) derive from Athenaeus , they for the most part describe banquets. We also hear that Alexander was in the habit of putting on the insignia of various gods, and like Gorgus sought the liberation of Samos. …
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