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And Abradatas also lost no more time, but1 shouting, “Now, friends, follow me,” he swept forward, showing no mercy to his horses but drawing blood from them in streams with every stroke of the lash. And the rest of the chariot-drivers also rushed forward with him. And the opposing chariots at once broke into flight before them; some, as they fled, took up their dismounted2 fighting men, others left theirs behind.

1 Abradatas charges to his death

2 Compare Xen. Cyrop. 3.3.60; Xen. Cyrop. 6.1.27

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