Alexander the Great's adolescent pages involved in conspiracy
against the King. Hermolaus, punished by Alexander for having
struck the quarry at a hunt out of turn, sought to revenge himself
for the perceived abuse by assassinating the king. He enlisted
Sostratus and others, but all were denounced and stoned to
Epimenes, son of Arsaeus and Charicles, son of
Two other pages from the same conspiracy against Alexander.
Epimenes enlisted his lover, Charicles, who divulged the matter to
Epimenes' brother, Eurylochus. This latter denounced to
conspirators to Alexander's bodyguard, Ptolemy son of Lagus, who
informed the king.