Suddenly, towards evening, a band of robbers swooped down upon them.
3, 2), and Arab robbers plundered their territories from strongholds in the Lebanon.
If we rightly hang thieves and behead robbers, why do we leave the greed of Rome unpunished ?
During his absence in Egypt, whither he had been sent by Pompey, without the consent of the senate, to restore Ptolemy Auletes to his kingdom, Syria had been devastated by robbers, and Alexander, son of Aristobulus, had again taken up arms with the object of depriving Hyrcanus of the high-priesthood.
The country, Josephus says, was full of " robbers " and " wizards."