In this bonus episode of the show, we revisit Alexander the Great's incredible reaction to Hephaestion's death. I also present my own unique theory on their controversial relationship.
Dr. Reames is the Director of Ancient Mediterranean Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her research and teaching focuses on Ancient Greece, the Ancient Near East, and the early Church. She is also one of the world's leading experts on Alexander's mysterious companion Hephaestion. See more of her work.