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  • It required some fifteen or more years to repair damages from this outbreak, and to confine the stream by new embankments.
  • " In 1899 a court in Larnaca, Cyprus, awarded 80 (Turkish) as damages for the loss of a snake's horn which had been lent to cure a certain disease " (Murison, p. 117, n.
  • The first of these awarded damages to the company which had sustained a secondary boycott.
  • - Average, in modern law, is the term used in maritime commerce to signify damages or expenses resulting from the accidents of navigation.
  • The chief incidents of Rhodian history during this period are a memorable siege by Demetrius Poliorcetes in 304, who sought in vain to force the city into active alliance with King Antigonus by means of his formidable fleet and artillery; a severe earthquake in 227, the damages of which all the other Hellenistic states contributed to repair, because they could not afford to see the island ruined; some vigorous campaigns against Byzantium, the Pergamene and the Pontic kings, who had threatened the Black Sea trade-route (220 sqq.), and against the pirates of Crete.
 

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