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6. 26. 4–5 (embellished with echoes of the journey through the Sahara to Siwah; cf. Arr. 3. 3. 4). 36 Arr. Ind. 23. 6 (Oreitis). Ind. 26 describes the transit of the coast south of Alexander’s route through the Makran, and it is clear that the fleet had to dig its own wells and subsist on dates and meat supplied by natives. By that stage most of the supply of grain had been exhausted (Ind. 26. 9). The only depot of provisions which Alexander supplied is recorded west of Persis on the Persian Gulf (Ind.

76 For a typical instance see Bosworth 1996a: 159–60. The legalities observed by the Spaniards could verge on the bizarre, as with the famous ‘Requirement’, which was supposed to be read to Indians before any combat and presented the Spanish claims to empire (Gibson 1968: 58–60; Thomas 1993: 71–5). 77 Leon-Portilla 1962: 64. On the Indian tradition see Thomas 1993: 283. There is an interesting essay (Hornung 1966: 30–47) which argues that the Mexican chronicles described the events of the conquest as a playing out of myth, almost in terms of ritual performance.

2). 34 Arr. 6. 25. 1–2: Arrian adds that Alexander pretended ignorance, as he was unable to stop what was happening and unwilling to give it his licence. 35 Strabo 15. 2. 6 (722); Arr. 6. 26. 4–5 (embellished with echoes of the journey through the Sahara to Siwah; cf. Arr. 3. 3. 4). 36 Arr. Ind. 23. 6 (Oreitis). Ind. 26 describes the transit of the coast south of Alexander’s route through the Makran, and it is clear that the fleet had to dig its own wells and subsist on dates and meat supplied by natives.

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