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ARGYRASPIDES
Form: silver-shielded.
In the later army of Alexander the Great, the remnant of the Macedonian heavy-armed infantry, who had crossed the Hellespont with the king, were formed into a corps of Guards in the heavy infantry of the line, and named from their shields being over-laid with Indian silver. After Alexander's death the corps was disbanded by Antigonus on account of its overweening pretensions.
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gutter splint
gutter splint
PLACE HOLDER FOR COUNTER
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