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wheeling, charging, retreating in good time and shooting from their horses, they wrought inmense slaughter. 60 (5) By doing this contin- ually they reduced the Scythians to such a plight that the survivors left their homes which they surrendered to the Huns, and fleeing 376 across to the opposite bank

In: Zosimus: New History

left undamaged, and they took nearly every un- walled city and most of the fortified ones as well. With war thus pressing heavily on the empire from all sides, a plague afflicted cities and villages and destroyed whatever was left of mankind: no plague in previous times wrought such destruction of

In: Zosimus: New History

58 took place between Chalcedon and the Sacred Promontory, which Constantine won convincingly; for he attacked the enemy vigorously and wrought such slaughter that scarcely thirty thousand out of one hundred and thirty thousand escaped. As soon as this was known to the Byzantines, they threw open

In: Zosimus: New History