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John Tzimisces Levantine Campaign

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    Posted: 21-Jun-2012 at 04:42
I suppose John can't be blamed for not reconquering all of Palestine. He died abruptly in 976, before he could prepare another campaign to finish the job. The real question is why he didn't take Jerusalem in 975, when it was well within his power to do so.

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  Quote Centrix Vigilis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21-Jun-2012 at 06:53
He certainly was and John would have.
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