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Battle of Lemnos, 73 B.C.

Battle of Lemnos, 73 B.C.

Battle of Lemnos, 73 B.C.The battle of Lemnos of 73 B.C. was a naval victory won by Lucius Licinius Lucullus early in the Third Mithridatic War over a Pontic fleet commanded by the Roman renegade Marcus Varius. The battle was fought in the aftermath of Lucullus& 39;s victory at Cyzicus. In the aftermath of his own victory at Chalcedon, Mithridates VI of Pontus had attempted to capture the city of Cyzicus, but Lucullus had imposed a blockade on the Pontic army, and as winter approached Mithridates was forced to abandon the siege.

Aerial View of USS Louisville (CA-28)

Aerial View of USS Louisville (CA-28)

US Heavy Cruisers 1941-45: Pre War Classes, Mark Stille. Looks at the & 39;treaty cruisers& 39; built in the US between the wars, limited by treaty to 10,000 tons and 8in guns. Five classes of treaty cruisers were produced and they played a major role in the fighting during the Second World War, despite the limits imposed on them by the treaty restrictions.

Battle of Hastings - Who Won, Definition and Facts

Battle of Hastings - Who Won, Definition and Facts

On October 14, 1066, at the Battle of Hastings in England, King Harold II (c.1022-66) of England was defeated by the Norman forces of William the Conqueror (c.1028-87). By the end of the bloody, all-day battle, Harold was dead and his forces were destroyed. He was the last Anglo-Saxon king of England, as the battle changed the course of history and established the Normans as the rulers of England, which in turn brought about a significant cultural transformation.

Oman Basic Facts - History

Oman Basic Facts - History

Population 2009 .................................................3,418,085GDP per capita 2008 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)..........20,200GDP 2009 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 67.5Average annual growth 1991-97Population ( ) ....... 4.1Labor force ( ) .......3.5Total Area.

Owens College

Owens College

Owens College

 Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee

Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee

This summer my father paid a visit to the Peaks of Otter, a famousgroup of mountains in the Blue Ridge range, situated in Bedford County,Virginia. He rode Traveller, and my sister Mildred accompanied himon & 34;Lucy Long.& 34; After visiting the Peaks and ascending the summit,which is 4,000 feet in height, he rode on to Liberty, now BedfordCity, ten miles distant, and spent the night at & 34;Avenel,& 34; the homeof the Burwells, who were friends and connections of his.