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In return for a small indemnity, Hiero was left in possession of a narrow but fertile
and populous territory in eastern Sicily, extending from Cape Passaro to the
neighbourhood of Mt. Etna, and was admitted to an alliance on equal terms with ...
But a compromise — which would no doubt have left Sicily divided between
Carthaginians, Romans and Greeks — was averted by Regulus, who had been
sent on parole to Rome to facilitate a settlement, but patriotically broke his trust by
A slave- rising in Sicily. (p. 186).1 With such an ancestry and such a personal
record, Tiberius had merely to observe the Roman nobleman's ordinary code of "
good form ", and his career was assured. The reasons that impelled Tiberius to
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