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[2] But Alexander, although strong testimony against Philotas came to his ears, endured in silence and restrained himself either because he had confidence in Parmenio's good will towards him, or because he feared the reputation and power of father and son. Meanwhile, however, a Macedonian named Limnus, from Chalaestra, conspired against Alexander's life, 1 and invited Nicomachus, one of the young men, whose lover he was, to take part with him in the undertaking.

1 In the late autumn of 330 B.C.

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