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[26] As the Greeks, however, refused to give way, but kept pushing on to close quarters, the barbarians took to flight from that point also, every man of them abandoning the fortress. Their king in his wooden tower built upon the citadel, whom all the people jointly maintain and guard in his abiding place there, refused to come forth, as did also the commander of the stronghold1 which had been captured earlier, so they were burned up where they were, along with their towers.

1 i. e., the one mentioned above, 14, 23.

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