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Some fifty years previously a despot of Syracuse named Agathocles had
defended himself against the Carthaginians by invading Africa , and had all but
succeeded in reducing Carthage itself ( 310 – 306 ) . With this object - lesson
before them ...
The effect of their early naval victories Causes of was nullified by Regulus ' over -
confidence and by the Senate ' s pre - the Roman victory . mature despair in the
invasion of Africa . In the later stages of the war successive Roman admirals ...
The siege operations made no appreciable progress until 147 , when the Senate
and Comitia expressed their impatience by conferring a consulship and the high
command in Africa to a junior officer who had returned to Rome to stand for an ...
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A History of Rome: Down to the Reign of Constantine
M. Cary,H. H. Scullard
Anteprima non disponibile - 1976