Issue Date: September/October 2007


GEOSTRATA, 2007, September/October, 14-17   The seven-month siege of ancient Tyros in 332 b.c. is one of the greatest sieges in military history. To conquer the city, which was located on an isolated island, Alexander the Great constructed an 800 m long causeway (or mole) from the mainland coast of present-day Lebanon to the island. […]

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