One of her brothers, Charaxus, fell in love with a courtesan named Doricha upon whom he squandered his property.
He squandered the resources left to him by his father, and made himself hateful to all classes of his subjects by his exactions and tyranny.
Surrounded by a crowd of slaves, mistresses and flatterers, he permitted his empire to be administered by unworthy favourites, while he squandered the money wrung from his provinces on costly buildings and expensive gifts to the churches of his metropolis.
The Celman administration, in violation of the trust, then sold the specie and squandered the proceeds, leaving the provincial bank notes without guarantee and value.
The pity of it is that he should have squandered his powers in a futile attempt to create an entirely new category of literature.