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Kapisa is one of the 34 provinces of
Afghanistan. The city was a historical citadel and seat of an
Vivana. He was loyal to
Dariush the Great and stood ground against usurper
Smerdis who then appointed his own Satrap on the head of an army that besieged the citadel in Kapisa for several weeks.
Vivana was able to break the siege and defeat the rebel army on Dec, 29, 522 B.C.
The citadel was destroyed by
Macedonian Alexander during his conquest of the
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- Vivana Breaks The Siege In Kapisa