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In 64 Pompey occupied himself with the restoration of order in Syria, where the
perpetual feuds of the last Seleucid princes had brought on general anarchy. In
63 he started out on an expedition against the kingdom of the Nabataeans in ...
Finally, he took Syria out of the hands of the remaining Seleucid princes, on the
valid ground that these had virtually ceased to govern. Of the territory thus
withdrawn from the native rulers he attached eastern Pontus (beyond the river
Halys or ...
Thanks to the governor of Syria, P. Petronius, a Temporary grandson of Herod
named Herod Agrippa, who possessed influence kingdom at the Roman court,
the emperor relented ; but the mere attempt to °f Herod introduce emperor-
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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