Argyraspides - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- the "Silver Shields", an elite force of Alexander's veterans
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nes gains the loyalty of the "Silver Shields" by invoking the name
The leaders of the Silver Shields begin to plot against Eumenes.
onus disposes of some of the Silver Shields by assigning them to Siby
five hundred Macedonian Argyraspides; and in the middle
from having silver shields, Argyraspides. On arriving
it best to apply to the Argyraspides of Alexander the Gre
ding the victory ." The Argyraspides, on the other hand,
summoned to his assistance the Silver that is, the soldiers who
too, who commanded the Argyraspides, had directions to
were at the head of the Argyraspides, were so exasperated
circumstance, that the Silver Shields delivered up Eumen
liberally rewarded the Silver Shields, who had delivered
information, that the Silver Shields were likely to reb
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