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Clever chap, that Alexander. After the occupants of Tyre killed his ambassadors, he built a causeway in order to storm this once-impregnable island city.
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The other thing to keep in mind is that Tyre had been humbled and put on strings, before (the Neo-Assyrians pretty much had them cowed)…
I’ll give you that. Still, building a causeway, taking along siege towers… The engineering!
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