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Antony had repeatedly given way to Octavian on outstanding issues ; after the
conference of Tarentum he had not even pressed for the remission of the 20,000
legionaries whom Octavian had promised but failed to send. Conversely,
Antony's ships by a surprise attack at Actium, but from his bases at Agrippa's
Leucas and Corcyra he succeeded in intercepting the enemy reinforce- naval
ments and supply columns. At the same time Octavian's army ^"a/ni-/ "
entrenched itself ...
M According to the quite credible estimate in Plutarch (Antony, ch. xxxvii.), 43,000
auxiliaries accompanied the 60,000 legionaries on Antony's Parthian expedition.
M A vivid account of the hardships of the retreat from Phraaspa (ultimately ...
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THE EARLY INHABITANTS OF ITALY
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