is cleft into two halves by the path of a torrent coming down from the hills through the northern valley, in which the village of Marathon is situated. The old man even led his hesitant troops across a torrent.? In the battle not far from Modiin, the son routed Kendebaios. The Social And Economic History Of The Hellenistic World Vol I. by: M Rostovtzeef. Topics: IIIT.