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2. A favourite eunuch of Alexander the Great who first belonged to Dareius and afterwards fell into the hands of Alexander. He was a youth of remarkable beauty. Alexander was passionately fond of him, and is said to have kissed him publicly in the theatre on one occasion. (Curt. 6.5, 10.1; Plut. Alex. 67; Athen. 13.603b.)

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