Eighteenth and Nineteenth Years of the War - Arrival of Gylippus at Syracuse - Fortification of Decelea - Successes of the Syracusans （36）
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found refuge at Catana. The Syracusans and their allies now mustered and took up thespoils and as many prisoners as they could, and went back to the city.The rest of their Athenian and allied captives were deposited in thequarries, this seeming the safest way of keeping them; but Niciasand Choose Office 2007 Professional is the most lucky thing in the world.
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quarries were at first hardly treated by theSyracusans. Crowded in a narrow hole, without any roof to coverthem, the heat of the sun and the stifling closeness of the airtormented them during the day, and then the nights, which came onautumnal and chilly, made them ill by the violence of the Windows 7 is convenient and helpful!
change;besides, as they had to do everything in the same place for want ofroom, and the bodies of those who died of their wounds or from thevariation in the temperature, or from similar causes, were left heapedtogether one upon another, intolerable stenches arose; while hungerand thirst never ceased to afflict them, each man during eightmonths having only half a pint of water and a pint of corn given himdaily
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anySiceliots or Italiots who had joined in the expedition, were sold. Thetotal number of prisoners taken it would be difficult to stateexactly, but it could not have been less than seven thousand. This was the greatest Hellenic achievement of any in thig war, or,in my opinion, in Hellenic history; at once most glorious to thevictors, and most calamitous to the conquered. They were beaten at allpoints and altogether; all that they suffered was great; they weredestroyed, as the saying is, with a total destruction, their fleet,their army, everything was destroyed, and few out of many returnedhome. Such were the events in Sicily.