previous next
[3] But lifted up by his victory, and full of impetuosity and confidence, he rode on through his foes, crying out, ‘Clear the way, ye beggars!’ Thus he cried out many times, in Persian, and they cleared the way, and made him their obeisance. But the turban of Cyrus fell from his head, and a young Persian, Mithridates by name, running to his side, smote him with his spear in the temple, near the eye, not knowing who he was.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

load focus Greek (Bernadotte Perrin, 1926)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: