In fact, it was so. He, therefore, was driven away, but the others proceeded to visit the various divisions1 of the army. Wherever a general was left alive, they would invite him to join them; where the general was gone, they invited the lieutenant-general; or, again, where only a captain was left, the captain.
1 The division (τάξις) was not a body of any specified size, but comprised the troops under the command of a single general (στρατηγός). See below.
Xenophon. Xenophon in Seven Volumes, 3. Carleton L. Brownson. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA; William Heinemann, Ltd., London. 1922.
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