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Cyrus the Great Captures The Ancient City of Babylon

Today on October 29, 539 BCE, Cyrus the Great captures the ancient city of Babylon, signaling the start of the First Persian Empire. Cyrus II,...
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Vercingetorix Finally Surrenders To Julius Caesar At Alesia

Today on October 3, 53 BCE, Vercingetorix, the ever-defiant rebel leader, finally surrendered to Julius Caesar following the epic Siege of Alesia. The Siege of...
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General Titus Finally Breaches The Walls of Jerusalem

Today on June 5, 70 CE, after two months of besieging Jerusalem, the Roman army under general Titus finally breached the city's mighty walls. The...

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