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Arsinoe at first was able to hold her ground against the Romans, but she was ultimately defeated after Roman reinforcements were sent in. After her defeat, Arsinoe was spared the traditional murder of prisoners of triumphs in Rome. She was allowed to live in exile at the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus.

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Ephesus was a vast Roman city on the coast of lonia, three kilometers southwest of present-day Selcuk in Turkey. The city flourished under the control of the Roman Empire, and it was one of the largest cities of Roman Asia Minor.

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Taposiris Magna (present-day Abu Sir), 45 km west of Alexandria, is an ancient city that was called Per Usiri by Egyptians, meaning “Dwelling of Osiris.”

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In the year 31 BC, Cleopatra and Antony combined armies to try to defeat Octavian in a raging sea battle at Actium, on Greece’s west coast. The clash, however, proved to be a costly defeat for the Egyptians, forcing Antony and Cleopatra to flee back to Egypt. Octavian pursued them and captured Alexandria in 30 BC. After receiving false news that Cleopatra was dead, Antony fell on his sword. He was carried to Cleopatra’s retreat and died in her arms.

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Food waste or food loss is food that is discarded, lost, or uneaten. Roughly one third of the food production is lost or wasted; that’s 1.3 billion tons each year.

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The Kyoto University Center for iPS Cell Research and Application in Japan started iPS cells (induced pluripotent stem cells) for stockpiling in regenerative medicine and clinical research in 2013. This project is being led by the center’s director, Shinya Yamanaka, an iPS cell developer and Nobel Prize winner, to build a stock of specific iPS cells with a lower risk of immune rejection.

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