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Bar Hebraeus’ Chronography The Roman Emperors

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VIII- Here beginneth the Eighth Series, which passeth from the Kings of the pagan Greeks to the Kings of the Rhomaye. THE sovereignty of the PTOLEMIES, that is to say GREEKS, having come to an end in EGYPT also, the whole of EGYPT and the whole of SYRIA came under the dominion of the RHOMAYE. AUGUSTUS CAESAR After CLEOPATRA [came] AUGUSTUS CAESAR, and whilst reigning over EGYPT he was named ‘SEBASTUS’; and also [the month] of SEKSTILIS was called ‘AUGUSTUS’. And in [his] eighteenth year AUGUSTUS sent TIBERIUS, the captain of [his] host, to ARMENIA, and he...

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