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extended from the Mediterranean to the nations bordering on India, and from the extreme south of Egypt to the Caspian — Babylon, its capital, was 2,500 miles from Macedon — and he had but 40,000 men to commence his enterprise with. But he knew perfectly well the full extend of the danger he had to encounter. He had calculated allgained a victory over the Scythians. In 328, he forced the passage of the Oxus, and subjected the neighboring nations, after having received 16,000 recruits from Macedon. In 327 he passed the Indus and defeated Porus, the most difficult of all his achievements. It was then that he wished to pass the Ganges, but was frustrated byuppose he had been beaten at Arbela, where he had the desert, and the Euphrates and Tigris in his rear-had no fortresses, and was nearly three thousand miles from Macedon. Or, suppose he had lost the battle with Porus, and it was very stoutly contested. He was still farther from home, had still no fortresses; had still an additio