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[4] The king sold the women and children into slavery and crucified all the men of military age.1 These were not less than two thousand. Although most of the non-combatants had been removed to Carthage, those who remained to become captives were found to be more than thirteen thousand.2

1 Curtius 4.4.17 reports that 2000 men were "crucibus affixi."

2 Arrian. 2.24.5 gives the number of survivors as 30,000, and the Macedonian losses as 400. In chap. 41.2 above, Diodorus stated that only a few of the non-combatants were removed to Carthage.

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