See the preface of Procopius. The enemies of archery might quote the reproaches of Diomede Iliad. Delta. 385, etc.) and the permittere vulnera ventis of Lucan, (viii. 384:) yet the Romans could not despise the arrows of the Parthians; and in the siege of Troy, Pandarus, Paris, and Teucer, pierced those haughty warriors who insulted them as women or children.