In the mean time, Crassus came as successor to Gabinius in Syria.
He took away all the rest of the gold belonging to the temple of Jerusalem,
in order to furnish himself for his expedition against the Parthians. He
also took away the two thousand talents which Pompey had not touched; but
when he had passed over Euphrates, he perished himself, and his army with
him; concerning which affairs this is not a proper time to speak [more
Flavius Josephus. The Works of Flavius Josephus. Translated by. William Whiston, A.M. Auburn and Buffalo. John E. Beardsley. 1895.
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