Synopsis: The overthrow of King Gaius Julius Sohaemus of Armenia leads to war between Parthia and Rome.
“For Vologases had begun war by assailing on all sides the Roman camp under Severianus, situated in Elegeia, a place in Armenia; and he had shot down and destroyed the whole force, leaders and all. He was now proceeding with numbers that inspired terror against the cities of Syria.” – Cassius Dio, Rome, Book 71
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