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Battle of Carrhae, History Channel

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b61XHRfFQmk

The *Battle of Carrhae*, fought in 53
BC<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/53_BC>near the town of
Carrhae <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrhae>, was a major battle between
the Parthian Empire <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parthian_Empire> and
the Roman
Republic <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Republic>. A Roman invasion
force led by Marcus Licinius
Crassus<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcus_Licinius_Crassus>was
decisively crushed by the Parthian
Spahbod <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spahbod>
Surena<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surena>.
It was the first of many battles between the Roman and Persian
empires<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman-Persian_Wars>,
and one of the most crushing defeats in Roman history.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Carrhae

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