There were formidable revolts at the mines of Laurium, and more than once in Chios.
Had he so desired, Kuprili might have taken advantage of the revolts of the Janissaries to place himself on the throne; instead, he recommended the sultan to appoint his son as his successor, and so founded a dynasty of able statesmen who occupied the grand vizierate almost without interruption for half a century.
By his ruthless suppression of revolts at Dinant and Liege he made his authority undisputed throughout the Netherlands.
Other revolts occurred in Egypt, and for these and also for the rebellion of the Persian satrap Megabyzos (c .
Partial revolts in Italy succeeded; and then came the second Sicilian insurrection under Trypho and Athenio, followed by the Servile War in Italy under Spartacus.