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45. On the following day the Syracusans erected two trophies, one on Epipolae at the1 summit of the ascent, the other at the spot where the Boeotians made the first stand. The Athenians received their dead under a flag of truce. [2] A considerable number of them and of their allies had fallen; there were however more arms taken than there were bodies of the slain; for those who were compelled to leap from the heights, whether they perished or not, had thrown away their shields.

1 Syracusans erect two trophies. More arms than dead taken.

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