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Battle of Carrhae: An example of avarice.

Posted October 16th, 2017 at 08:04 AM by Radrook

Battle of Carrhae: An example of avarice.

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I have always been fascinated by the history of Rome-in particular its military success and reverses. One of the most interesting I find is the battle of Carrhae, a small town near which it took place, because it illustrates two things that the Bible tells us:

1. that the blind leading the blind will lead them all into a pit

Matthew 15:14

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Roman/ Carthage Conflict issues

Posted October 16th, 2017 at 06:26 AM by Radrook

Roman/ Carthage Conflict issues
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The contest that ensued between Rome and Carthage has always intrigued me. Here is one issue I found perplexing. Why didnít Carthage stop Romeís ascendency when it had the chance?

Carthaginian Indifference?

Rome didn't spring full-blown as a major Mediterranean power. Even after throwing off its Etruscan yoke it was vulnerable to attack by the Gauls. So
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