Armenia was often a bone of contention between Rome and its ancient rival, Parthia. The ground lay soaked beneath the blood of the innocent and the guilty alike as war was waged over and over again. When Rome ruled Armenia, it ruled it with a gentle hand, but when Armenia failed to stand up against its Parthian conquerors, when it rebelled against that gentle hand of Roman rule, the Romans were swift with their cruel retribution! They wanted the Armenians to know what happened to traitors and cowards!

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