How did Bagoas (Alexander's lover) die?

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How did Bagoas (Alexander's lover) die?

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Does anyone know how Bagoas died? When I speak of Bagoas I naturally mean the eunuch lover of Alexander.
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Re: How did Bagoas (Alexander's lover) die?

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Nobody knows, he is not mentioned after the trial of Nabarzanes in Curtius.
When you think about, it free-choice is the only possible option.
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Thanks, Agesilaos!!
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He is only a lover in fiction, not in reality.
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NO; in Curtius and Plutarch he is Alexander's sex toy, as he had been Dareios', Nabarzanes makes the relationship quite plain.
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agesilaos wrote:NO; in Curtius and Plutarch he is Alexander's sex toy, as he had been Dareios', Nabarzanes makes the relationship quite plain.
Indeed.
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