Εφημερίδα 2ου Γυμνασίου Αλεξ/πολης - Page 13

13 Not far from the Sirens, was the Scylla and Charybdis. First we went through Charybdis which was sucking the sea, thus sinking the passing ships to Scylla, a sea monster which was devouring everything that went close; we couldn't manage to escape without loses. Six of my men unjustly died in front of my eyes. Unable to help I was looking at them while they were trying to reach me desperately calling my name for last-mentioned time. I have never seen in my life such a horrible sight.