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Adopting the plan of Caesar, he took with him a strong contingent of horsemen
and light infantry,23 and instead of striking at Babylonia he decided to make for
the Persian plateau by way of Armenia. After a circuitous journey by the valley of
ASIA MINOR AND THE EUPHRATES In the eastern policy of Augustus the chief
problem lay in his relations with the kings of Parthia and Armenia. In Armenia the
throne which Antony had held in reserve for Cleopatra's child had been seized ...
Trajan overruns and annexes Armenia. Trajan reaches the Persian Gulf.
Annexation of Mesopotamia. whom the choice of the Parthian sovereign finally
rested, passed over Parthamasiris in favour of his uncle Chosroes (112), and the
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