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1 334/3 B.C.
2 Ctesicles was archon from July 334 to June 333 B.C. Broughton (1.138 f.) lists C. Sulpicius Longus as one of the consuls of 337, and L. Papirius Crassus as one of the consuls of 336. The latter is apparently repeated in chap. 29.1.
3 Justin 11.5.10.
5 Diodorus is our only source for the detailed troop list of Alexander. Justin 11.6.2 gives simply 32,000 foot and 4500 horse; Plut. Alexander 15.2, 30,000-43,000 foot and 4000-5000 horse; Arrian. 1.11.3 "not much more than" 30,000 foot and 5000 horse. Plut. De Fortuna aut Virtute Alexandri 1.3.327d-e) states that Aristobulus gave 30,000 foot and 4000 horse, Ptolemy 30,000 foot and 5000 horse, and Anaximenes 43,000 foot and 5500 horse. Plut. Alexander 15.2 adds that Alexander had with him only seventy talents (from Aristobulus) and provisions for thirty days (Duris), while Onesicritus stated that he was in debt in the amount of 200 talents. It will be noted that Diodorus's figures for the cavalry add up to 5100, and not to 4500, as stated. Diodorus correctly states that Philotas commanded the Companion Cavalry and Callas the Thessalians, but Erigyius did not get command of the Allied Cavalry until the arrest of Alexander of Lyncestis in the winter of 334/3. "Cassander" is a mistake, or he is otherwise unknown; Ariston commanded the Scouts at the Granicus and later (Berve, Alexanderreich, 2, nos. 138 and 302).
6 These figures are not given elsewhere.
8 It may be that Diodorus has garbled his source; no sacrificant Alexander is otherwise mentioned, and this may be a mistake for Aristander (Berve, Alexanderreich, 2, no. 117). Ariobarzanes was satrap of Phrygia in 388-361 B.C., and then arrested and punished as a rebel. His statue may have been overthrown at that time.
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