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  • They formed the phalanx, and were divided into 6 brigades (raEets), probably on the territorial system.
  • The bottom bone is the terminal phalanx which is inserted in the heart of the hoof.
  • Reckoning 1,500 to each brigade, we got a total for the phalanx of 9,000 men.
  • The phalanx of Antiochus III.
  • A far more radical remodelling of the army was undertaken at Babylon in 323, by which the old phalanx system was to be given up for one in which the unit was to be composed of Macedonians with pikes and Asiatics with missile arms in combination - a change calculated to be momentous both from a military point of view in the coming wars, and from a political, in the close fusion of Europeans and Asiatics.
 

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