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The Romans Burn Antiochus's Ships at Patara

Immediately after this treaty had been solemnly sworn
Burning of Antiochus's ships at Patara in Lycia.
to, the proconsul Cnaeus sent Quintus Minucius Thermus and his brother Lucius, who had just brought the money from Oroanda to Syria, with orders to receive the oath from the king, and confirm the several clauses of the treaty. And to Quintus Fabius Labeo, who was in command of the fleet, he sent a despatch ordering him to sail back to Patara, and take over and burn the ships there. . . .

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