The New Student's Reference Work/Zilleh

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Zil'leh, a town in Asiatic Turkey, about 30 miles from Tokat. This was the scene of Julius Caesar's battle with Pharnaces, concerning which he wrote the famous report: Veni, vidi, vici (I came, I saw, I conquered). Scarcely any remains of antiquity are to be found, a fortress of the middle ages having been constructed on the site of its beautiful temple. The town contains about 2,000 houses, the population being mostly Turkish.