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Polybius, Histories, book 5, Antiochus Advances To Raphia (search)
Antiochus Advances To Raphia Having marched to Pelusium Ptolemy made his first Ptolemy enters Palestine. halt in that town: and having been there joined by the stragglers, and having given out their rations of corn to his men, he got the army in motion, and led them by a line of march which goes through the waterless region skirting Mount Casius and the Marshes.Called Barathra. See Strabo, 17.1.21. On the fifth day's march he reached his destination, and pitched his camp a distance of fifty stades from Rhaphia, which is the first city of Coele-Syria towards Egypt. While Ptolemy was effecting this movement AntiochusAntiochus goes to meet him. arrived with his army at Gaza, where he was joined by some reinforcements, and once more commenced his advance, proceeding at a leisurely pace. He passed Rhaphia and encamped about ten stades from the enemy. For a while the two armies preserved this distance, and remained encamped opposite each other. But after some few days, wishing to remove to