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7 Sieges That Lasted Way Too Long

These years-long conflicts were grueling for everyone involved.

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  • c. 1680 depiction of the Siege of Candia.Photo Credit: Wikipedia

Siege of Troy

c. 12th century BCE

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Siege of Veii

c. 406—396 BCE

Siege of Carthage

149—146 BCE

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Fall of Philadelphia

1378—1390 CE

Siege of Candia

1648—1669 CE

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  • Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Siege of Ceuta

1694—1720 CE, 1721—1727 CE

Siege of Leningrad

1941—1944 CE

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