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When threatened with invasion, the Punic government had the nerve to maintain
its first line of defence overseas. While it left Hannibal to keep the Romans in play
in Lucania and Bruttium, it commissioned his surviving brother Mago to raise ...
In defence of their profits the publicani prevailed upon the Equestrian Order to
make an example of model governors, and Rutilius, as being Abuse of a novus
homo and having no powerful connexions, was selected as the judicial
In 73 they defeated with ease some hastily levied defence corps ; in the following
year they beat off in succession the armies of either consul and of the governor of
Cisalpine Gaul ; and between their victories they traversed the length of Italy, ...
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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