APPENDIX C
Alexander Alcoholicus

ARRIAN
4.8.2Drinking has been going on throughout the day of Kleitos’s last banquet. Arrian remarks: by that stage Alexander had already adopted barbarian ways of drinking.
4.9.1According to Arrian Alexander was a slave of two vices: anger and drunkenness.
4.10.5Alexander arranges with some sophists, as well as notable Persians and Medes, to introduce proskynesis during a wine-party.
4.13.5–6Page conspiracy: Most authors say Alexander went on drinking longer than expected and thus was saved. Aristoboulos says he was recalled to the banquet by a Syrian woman possessed by some divine power.
4.14.2Hermolaos the conspirator page charges Alexander (among other things) with the drunken murder of Kleitos and, more generally, with his drinking habits.
7.14.1Drinking bouts with the hetairoi in Ekbatana.
7.14.4Hephaistion dies of over-drinking.
7.24.4After the evening sacrifices, Alexander drinks with his friends deep into the night.
7.25.1In Babylon: from his own banquet Alexander moves to another, that of Medios. On the next day: another party with Medios.
7.29.4Aristoboulos claims that Alexander drank very little, only for his friends’ sake.

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  • Hellenistic Culture and Society iv
  • Title Page vii
  • Contents x
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - Son of Man, Son of God 9
  • 2 - In the Footsteps of Herakles 27
  • 3 - The Passage to India 39
  • 4 - Symbiosis 56
  • 5 - Amazon Queen 78
  • 6 - Post Mortem 87
  • 7 - Alexander and the End of Days 104
  • 8 - Alexander and Jesus 123
  • Conclusion 147
  • Appendix A - Alexander and David 151
  • Appendix B - Sacrifices and Other Religious Matters in the Alexander Histories 155
  • Appendix C - Alexander Alcoholicus 163
  • Notes 167
  • References 217
  • Index 233
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