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misplaced impeachment for perduellio (treason), which a tribune directed, not at
Cassius himself, but at a subordinate officer named ,.C. Popilius, ended in a vote
of condemnation by the Tribal Assembly. Mariusrt- In 105 the news of the ...
Though his reign was not free from attempted usurpations, these did not lead to
any general recrudescence of civil war. In 296 an adventurer named Achilleus
assumed the imperial title at Alexandria, but he was promptly crushed by
14 Greek scientific studies ran out with a treatise on arithmetic by an Alexandrian
named Diophantus (of uncertain date), who made the first systematic use of
algebraic notation. After the appearance of this solitary genius the Greek vein of ...
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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