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In 64 Pompey occupied himself with the restoration of order in Syria, where the
perpetual feuds of the last Seleucid princes had brought on general anarchy. In
63 he started out on an expedition against the kingdom of the Nabataeans in ...
In the meantime Cassius had returned to Syria, where he had left Cassius a good
reputation by his successful defence of the province after the collects the battle of
Carrhae (p. 361). Finding a desultory war in progress between some mutinous ...
Labienus evacuated Asia Minor without a serious struggle, and the Parthians
were driven from Syria after two battles, in which their heavy cavalry rashly
closed with the legionaries. These successes were not followed up by Ventidius,
who let ...
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