Molon sentence example

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  • When in 221 Molon, the satrap of Media, rebelled against Antiochus III., his brother Alexander, satrap of Persis, joined him, but they were defeated and killed by the king.
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  • Soon after Antiochus's accession, Media and Persis revolted under their governors, the brothers Molon and Alexander.
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  • In 221 Antiochus at last went east, and the rebellion of Molon and Alexander collapsed.
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  • After these failures Caesar determined to take no active part in politics for a time, and retraced his steps to the East in order to study rhetoric under Molon, at Rhodes.
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  • When Molon revolted on the accession of the youthful Antiochus III.
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  • Linguistic facts and certain points in the contents seem to him to show that our Esther is a work of the age of the Seleucidae; more precisely he thinks of the time of the revolt of Molon under Antiochus III.
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  • In the days of its greatest power Rhodes became famous as a centre of pictorial and plastic art; it gave rise to a school of eclectic oratory whose chief representative was Apollonius Molon, the teacher of Cicero; it was the birthplace of the Stoic philosopher Panaetius; the home of the poet Apollonius Rhodius and the historian Posidonius.
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  • The attack on Palestine was a fiasco, and the generals sent against Molon and Alexander met with disaster.
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