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He planned to head further east and raise another army to face Alexander, assuming that the Greeks would head towards Babylon.

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gaugamsla Essays in Memory of Heleen Sancisi-Weerdenburg. Views View Edit History. This second line consisted of mostly mercenaries.

While Darius had a significant advantage in numbers, most of his troops were of a lower quality than Alexander’s. There they were to pull off a holding maneuver while Alexander landed the decisive blow from the right. The following other wikis use this file: This is based on Arrian’s account:. I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following licenses: Alexander then ordered Aristo at the head of the Paeonians and Grecian auxiliaries to attack the Scythians, and the barbarians gave way.

By then, however, the battle had been decided in the center by Alexander himself. While holding on the left, a gap had opened up between the left and center of the Macedonian phalanx, due to Gaugxmela brigade of pezhetairoi being unable to follow Alexander in his decisive attack, as they were being hard-pressed.


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Parmenion was stationed on the left with the ThessaliansGreek abtalla and Thracian cavalry. The Hypaspists and the armed grooms of the cavalry then attacked and eliminated these survivors.

He fled when Alexander’s army approached to cross the river. The prisoners told the Macedonians that Darius was not far away, with his encampment near Gaugamela.

At the same time he dispatched letters to his eastern satraps asking them to remain loyal.

Quintus Curtius Rufus The descriptions given by other historians of the third negotiation attempt are similar to the account of Diodorus, but differ in details. National Archaeological Museum of Spain.

Alexander prevailed, however, and Mazaeus also began to pull his forces back as Bessus had. The main Persian infantry was poorly trained and equipped in comparison to Alexander’s pezhetairoi and hoplites. On both flanks were the cavalry. OpenStreetMap – Google Earth. The tide finally turned in the Greek favor after the attack dd Aretes ‘ Prodromoilikely their last reserve gahgamela this sector of the battlefield.


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He disengaged his Companions and prepared for the decisive attack. Retrieved from ” https: Representa el combate librado en a. Baatalla all coordinates using: According to Arrianthe most reliable historian of Alexander who is believed to be relying on the work of the eyewitness Ptolemyhis forces numbered 7, cavalry and 40, infantry. Alexander’s pezhetairoi were armed with a six-metre pike, the sarissa. Parmenion’s wing was apparently encircled by the cavalry of the Persian right wing; being attacked from all sides, it was in a state of confusion.

Permission Reusing this file. The Persians also who were riding round the wing were gaugamlea with alarm when Aretes made a vigorous attack upon them.