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According to the Tanakh, however, Ahab with 7, 000 troops had previously overthrown Ben-hadad and his thirty-two kings, who had come to lay siege to Samaria, and in the following year obtained a decisive victory over him at Aphek, probably in the plain of Sharon at Antipatris ( 1 Kings 20 ).
According to Article 89 of the constitution, the Council of the Republic has authority to make declarations of federal intervention, a state of emergency, and a state of siege ( all security-related issues ).
According to accounts which vary in some of the details, in 340 BC the Byzantines and their allies the Athenians were under siege by the troops of Philip of Macedon.
According to the book, the Prophet Jeremiah was a son of a priest from Anatot in the land of Benjamin, who lived in the last years of the Kingdom of Judah just prior to, during, and immediately after the siege of Jerusalem, culminating in the destruction of Solomon's Temple and the raiding of the city by Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon.
According to the Hebrew Testament, Hezekiah witnessed the destruction of the northern Kingdom of Israel by Sargon's Assyrians in c 720 BC and was king of Judah during the invasion and siege of Jerusalem by Sennacherib in 701 BC.
According to William of Tyre, " barely three hundred knights and two thousand foot soldiers could be found " in the kingdom in 1100 during Godfrey's siege of Arsuf.
According to the late Roman writer Vegetius ' De Re Militari, each century had a ballista and each cohort had an onager, giving the legion a formidable siege train of 59 Ballistae and 10 Onagers each manned by 10 libritors ( artillerymen ) and mounted on wagons drawn by oxen or mules.
According to Cornelius Nepos, in his defense Epaminondas merely requested that, if he be executed, the inscription regarding the verdict read: Epaminondas was punished by the Thebans with death, because he obliged them to overthrow the Lacedaemonians at Leuctra, whom, before he was general, none of the Boeotians durst look upon in the field, and because he not only, by one battle, rescued Thebes from destruction, but also secured liberty for all Greece, and brought the power of both people to such a condition, that the Thebans attacked Sparta, and the Lacedaemonians were content if they could save their lives ; nor did he cease to prosecute the war, till, after settling Messene, he shut up Sparta with a close siege.
According to the Iliad ( books XII, XIV, XXII ), in the Trojan War Deiphobus, along with his brother Helenus, led a group of soldiers at the siege of the newly-constructed Argive wall and killed many, and wounded the hero Achean Meriones.
According to Jordanes, the Alan king Sangiban, whose foederati realm included Aurelianum, had promised to open the city gates ; this siege is confirmed by the account of the Vita S. Anianus and in the later account of Gregory of Tours, although Sangiban's name does not appear in their accounts.
According to Josephus ," Now Antiochus was not satisfied either with his unexpected taking the city, or with its pillage, or with the great slaughter he had made there ; but being overcome with his violent passions, and remembering what he had suffered during the siege, he compelled the Jews to dissolve the laws of their country, and to keep their infants uncircumcised, and to sacrifice swine's flesh upon the altar.
According to Speer, Germany's position in the war went into decline during the siege of Stalingrad and the battle of El Alamein, when Hitler, faced with defeat in both battles, tried to hide himself from reality.
According to legend, during the siege of Bilbao, Carlist general Tomás de Zumalacárregui created the " tortilla de patatas " as an easy, fast and nutritious dish to satisfy the scarcities of the Carlist army.
According to the BBC, the " overnight siege and the clashes may be linked to Monday's deadline for MPs to approve or reject a new cabinet.
According to the church, the skull was transported there in the 11th century and when placed upon the city wall, it destroyed a siege of the city by a Saracen army.
According to Malalas, when the siege ended the corpse of Verina was recovered and sent to Ariadne for burial.
According to the Bible the tunnel was built by King Hezekiah in preparation for a siege by the Assyrians, along with an expansion of Jerusalem's fortifications across the Tyropoeon Valley to enclose the hill today known as Mount Zion.
According to the Shinchō kōki Oda Nobunaga and Tokugawa Ieyasu brought a total force of 38, 000 men to relieve the siege on the castle by Takeda Katsuyori.
According to Epiphanius in his Panarion the 4th Century Nazarenes were originally Jewish converts of the Apostles who fled Jerusalem because of Jesus ' prophesy on its coming siege ( during the Great Jewish Revolt in 70 AD ).
According to Robert William Fraser, more than 10, 000 large cannon balls where shot into the fortress during the siege.
According to the memoirs ( written in the 1890s ) of Gonzales blacksmith Noah Smithwick, the cannon was abandoned after the cart's axles began to smoke during a march to San Antonio de Béxar to assist in Austin's siege.
According to a 14th century legend, the flag dates back from the 9th century, when the four red bars were drawn, as an act of gratitude, on Wilfred I the Hairy's ( Count of Barcelona ) golden shield by king Charles the Bald's fingers drenched with blood from the Count's war wounds prior to Wilfred's death in 897 during the siege of Barcelona by Lobo ibn Mohammed, the moor governor of Lleida.
According to him, the island was captured by Achilles during the siege of Troy.
According to II Kings (), on the 10th day of the 10th month ( which is Tevet when counted from Nisan, the " first month " according to Exodus ), in the ninth year of Zedekiah's reign ( 588 BCE ), Nebuchadnezzar, the Babylonian king, began the siege of Jerusalem.

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