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  • PHILODEMUS, Epicurean philosopher and poet, was born at Gadara in Coele-Syria early in the ist century B.C., and settled in Rome in the time of Cicero.
  • 370) in Coele-Syria, Decapolis (Pella) and Basanitis (Cocabe).
  • In the long wars between the different Macedonian chiefs which followed, Ptolemy's first object is to hold his position in Egypt securely, and secondly to possess the Cyrenaica, Cyprus and Palestine (Coele-Syria).
  • For the conquest of Coele-Syria, but suppressing the revolt of Achaeus in Asia Minor, and recovering the former provinces of the empire in that quarter, Antiochus led a great expedition into the East, designing to restore the imperial authority in its full extent.
  • At any rate they came into line with the rest of Syria and were included in the province of Coele-Syria, which extended from the Taurus and Lebanon range to Egypt.

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