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The guard in the Macedonian army; in which the cavalry were a troop (ile) formed of noblemen's sons who had grown upas pages in the royal service, while the infantry consisted of the hypaspistae (q.v.), to whom the argyraspides (q.v.), were added later as heavy infantry.
 
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The shield-bearers in the Greek army, who followed the heavyarmed warriors and carried a portion of their burdensome equipment, principally the shield, the necessary baggage, and the usual provision for three days. Among the, Macedonians the light infantry were so called to distinguish them from the heavy Phalangitae (see HOPLITES), and the archers. They wore a round felt hat (see CAUSIA), a linen jerkin, and had a long dagger and a short hand-pike. They were a standing body of 6,000 men, and in war formed the king's bodyguard. (See AGEMA.)
 
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