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disposed to quarrel with Antony in 44 as to fix a war upon Caesar in 50. Yet by
the cumulative force of his invectives he carried his point, and attained a power
such as he had never wielded in the prime of his life. On December 20th Cicero ...
In the following two years, however, reinforcements sent by Antony under
Ventidius swept the invaders back as fast as they had come. Labienus evacuated
Asia Minor without a serious struggle, and the Parthians were driven from Syria
Cleopatra gains ascendancy over Antony. The " Donations of Alexandria king,
Artavasdes, whom he held responsible for the loss of his siege train in 36. In 33
he advanced once more to the borders of Atro- patene, whose vassal-king had ...
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LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - stellarexplorer - LibraryThing
This is one of my prized possessions, something that fits with what a dear friend has termed my love for "fine old things" -- most apt! The book -- and I'm sure a new reprint won't do at all (not ... Leggi recensione completa
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I do believe this stalwart -- later updated by HH Scullard -- is still the most detailed single volume. Leggi recensione completa