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But this sinister alliance between Macedonia and the Seleucids , designed to
eliminate the power of Egypt , greatly disturbed the Greek cities , which were
convinced that the next to suffer would be themselves . Particular alarm was felt
by the ...
After his defeat , Philip was not obliterated by the Romans , because they felt they
might need him as a bastion against the Seleucids . But he had to give up his
fleet , and his fortresses , and accept total exclusion from Greece . Flamininus
Roman poet Rutilius Namatianus still felt able to discern a Rome of higher reality
, which could never falter or fall : No man will ever be safe if he forgets you ; May I
praise you still when the sun is dark . To count up the glories of Rome is like ...
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