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In 150 Lucullus went to the assistance of Galba and inflicted such losses upon
the Lusitanians that they sued for peace. Galba, who conducted the negotiations,
lured a large number of the Lusitanians away from their homes by an ...
In Africa the military commander Clodius Macer kept a free hand for himself,
under pretence of acknowledging none but the authority of the Senate ; but Galba
got rid of him by the dangerously easy device of assassina- Galba has tion.
Galba shows firmness, but scant discretion. His necessary economies alienate
the troops. He is repudiated by the Rhine forces. Conspiracy of Otho. He was
also unfortunate in the choice of his advisers, some of whom, like his freedman
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