Between the two armies lay the hecatombs of dead and the thousands of wounded.
Thus, therefore, the dreadful portents of the gods approached the hecatombs.
It was not on his altars, not on his chiefly, that hecatombs of needlework were offered up.
The pretext was found sufficient and elastic, and the hecatombs began.
He might have been the master of hounds, or the slaughterer ...