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  • After his defeat of Valerian in A.D.
  • The best known of these are cloves, pimento (allspice), myrtle, eucalyptus, caraway, fennel, dill, coriander, rosemary, lavender, peppermint, spearmint, nutmeg, cinnamon, sandal-wood, turpentine, juniper berries, valerian and sumbul.
  • In 260 the city was besieged by the Persians under Shapur I., and Valerian was defeated and made prisoner by its gates.
  • By Roman workmen sent for by Valerian who had been captured by the Persian king in 260.
  • That Valerian had a part in constructing these remarkable works does not rest upon any historical basis; we may, however, believe that the Sassanian Ardashir, or his son Shapur I, finding that the river, having its bed in friable soil, was daily getting lower and finally threatened to leave the town and the Mian-do-ab district dry by not filling the Darian canal, engaged Roman workmen.

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