In this way the blows of ballistae and the force of fires will be repelled by them.
But Belisarius placed upon the towers engines which they call "ballistae."
I have now given those symmetrical proportions of ballistae and catapults which I thought most useful.
They are usually classed as (a) catapults and (b) ballistae (λιθοβόλοι).
Their ballistae threw stones, weighing ...