Arrian, Anabsis 5.17.3

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At this point, the drivers of the elephants brought up their animals against the cavalry, and the Macedonian phalanx for its part boldly advanced to meet the elephants, hurling javelins at their drivers, and, forming a ring round the animals, volleyed upon them from all sides. And the action was now without parallel in any previous contest, for the beasts charged into the line of infantry and, whichever way they turned, began to devastate the Macedonian phalanx, dense though it was, while the Indian cavalry, seeing the infantry fully engaged, wheeled again and themselves charged the cavalry.


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