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The fleet which was commissioned to operate in the Aegean Sea was on a
correspondingly reduced scale. As a supplement to this barely adequate force,
the Senate made an attempt to form a general coalition of Greek states against
With the accession of Balas the Seleucid monarchy passed into an era of chronic
civil war, in the course of which it lost most of its remaining possessions and was
reduced to the status of a third-class power. The Jews, who had risen against ...
In 70 Titus, taking over his father's command, closed in upon the city and reduced
it after a siege of six months, which for sheer hard fighting recalled the investment
of Carthage by Scipio Aemilianus. The defenders, even when reduced to ...
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