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29 It contrasts sharply with the bland, minimalist account of the leader of the expedition. The same variation occurs in our tradition of Alexander’s march through the Makran. 30 First there is a relatively matter-of-fact description of the journey from Oreitis (Las Bela) to Pura (Bampur). The hardships are mentioned but not stressed: the night marches, shortages of water, lack 26 Ch. 176: Maudslay v. 21; cf. 23–4. Ch. 175: Maudslay v. 16. Ch. 176: Maudslay v. 21–3. Cortés naturally says nothing of this embarrassing episode, nor of the fact that his reconnaissance team had failed to investigate the swamps beyond the bridge (so Díaz in Maudslay v.
For Alexander the consequences were less harmful. He was able to restore his authority by systematic execution of his subordinates, and he neutralized the resentment of the army by mass demobilization of his veterans. Perhaps the most damaging 47 According to Curtius (9. 10. 21, 29–30), Astaspes was suspected of having plotted rebellion while Alexander was in India, and he was duly executed. For the rebellion which his death instigated see Arr. Ind. 36. 8–9. 48 Plut. Alex. 68. 7; Arr. 7. 4. 1; cf.
173: Maudslay iv. 368–73; Gómara in Simpson 1965: 335–7. 43 Strabo 15. 1. ; cf. 15. 2. 5 (722). Arr. 6. 24. 1 confirms, stating that Nearchus alone alleged that Alexander made the journey in full knowledge of its difficulties. The parallels for the construction (toıto mvn used resumptively), particularly 7. 14. 7 and Ind. 10. 8–9, show that the whole preceding clause is to be understood, including the negative; Nearchus did not, as has been often argued, state that Alexander acted in ignorance of the route.