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On broad political grounds a Samnite defeat was in the general interest of the
Italian peoples. An eventual Samnite victory (with further Gallic raids to follow)
would have thrown Italy back into chaos ; a peace dictated by Rome brought
The peace with the Celtiberians left the Roman governors free to concentrate
against the Lusitanians, who had gained repeated successes against the Roman
forces in Further Spain and in 151 inflicted a severe defeat upon the praetor ...
Finally the authority of Sertorius over defeat and his Italian officers was
undermined by a law of the year 73 or 72 which murder of granted a pardon to
Lepidus' former associates.* In 72 one of these Sertorius. refUgeeSj jjj. Perperna,
who had ...
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