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THE CAMPAIGN OF CRASSUS AGAINST THE PARTHIANS Although Pompey
settled the other problems of the Near East, he raised a new question which was
to trouble successive Roman governments for three centuries, the relations of ...
The Parthian nobility provided a corps of heavily armoured cuirassiers, whose
chargers were specially bred for weight and strength — the prototypes of the mail
-clad medieval chivalry ; their retainers were exercised to skirmish on horses 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 ...
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