Akra sentence example

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  • After the death of Balas he laid siege to the Akra; and " the apostates, who hated their own nation," appealed to Demetrius.
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  • The garrison of the Akra had been starved by a close blockade into submission, and beyond the boundaries of Judaea " he took Joppa for a haven and made himself master of Gazara and Bethsura."
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  • Two years later Jerusalem was devastated by his general Apollonius, and a Syrian garrison occupied the citadel (Akra).
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  • The garrison in the Akra having been starved into submission, Simon triumphantly entered that fortress in May 142.
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