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- n. Plural form of phalangite.
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For example, here is one of the 19 combat modifier clauses: “+1 for a non-lead unit of fresh average hoplites or phalangites attacking heavy infantry, if the attacking unit is accompanied by another fresh average unit of the same sub-type that neither attacks nor supports another attack that turn.”
Three phalangites, in the fourth dilochia of the twelfth syntagmata, killed one another with knives in a dispute about a rat.
The phalanx, with obliquely pointed lances, cut through the Barbarians; there were two enormous, struggling bodies; and the wings with slings and arrows beat them back upon the phalangites.
However, even Eumenes took care that a vital message was conveyed to the phalangites of Neoptholemus by a man fluent in Macedonian. "