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Thus the whole brunt of the war fell upon Cotta's colleague L. Licinius Lucullus,
whom the Senate had appointed to the provinces of Asia and Bithynia (74).' After
his victory at Chalcedon Mithridates sent his fleet on into Aegean waters, ...
Though Tigranes had Lucullus. withheld active assistance from Mithridates
against Lucullus, he now/"1*'4 stood firm against the demand for his surrender.
But the Roman u^on general would take no denial. In 69 he crossed the
Euphrates and ...
Had Lucullus now received from Rome his iong overdue reinforcements, he
might even yet have checkmated both the kings. But in 67 the remainder of his
army fell, or rather was deliberately picked, to pieces. Instead of obtaining fresh
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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