“Note 59: The Wei-Suo system basically follows the Mongol Wanhu-Qianhu (myriarch-chiliarch) system. back”
“Now as soldiers are ready for their commander, shod, clothed and armed: but it would be a hard thing, for the chiliarch to go round and shoe or clothe his thousand men; so also nature has formed the animals which are made for service, all ready, prepared, and requiring no further care.”
“The chiliarch snarled, "And if the Autarch orders it, we'll toss you back.”
“You are to wait here," the chiliarch instructed me.”
“When they reached the mass of rock that was fast becoming Typhon's sleeve, the chiliarch concealed his wrists under his cape as I had suggested.”
“The Claw had returned -- not the Claw destroyed by Ascian artillery, nor even the Claw I had given the chiliarch of Typhon's Praetorians, but the Claw of the Conciliator, the gem I had found in my sabretache as Dorcas and I walked down a dark road beside the Wall of Nessus.”
“The chiliarch hung from the top of this timber on a hook passed between his hands, which were manacled as my own had been.”
“When the chiliarch had assured himself that none of the guardsmen would be able to see what lay beyond the curtain when it parted, he told me,”
“The beast won't harm you, and your chiliarch will discipline you only if you have been false to your duty, I feel sure.”
“The chiliarch saluted and knelt to me as the castellan of the Citadel once had, and after a pause that grew embarrassingly long, his men and the young officer knelt too.”
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