„when night came on, the Macedonians and the barbarian crowd suddenly took fright in one of those mysterious panics to which great armies are liable“

—  Thúkýdidés, History of the Peloponnesian War

Book IV, 4.125-[1]
History of the Peloponnesian War, Book IV

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