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With these numbers his admiral Polyxenidas (a Rhodian renegade) was hardly a
match for the Roman fleet of eighty battleships under \~aval C. Livius, which was
dispatched somewhat tardily to Aegean waters in -Carfare ^ne summer of 1gj ...
At Chalcedon, the only town dates that could be prepared for a siege, he cut out a
hastily levied fleet of 100 ships, which the consul M. Aurelius Cotta brought to the
relief of the city, and destroyed it completely. Thus the whole brunt of the war ...
On September 2nd, 31, he issued out of the bay with a fleet reduced to barely two
hundred galleys, in the hope of giving his adversaries the slip. His plan of escape
was not ill founded, for (contrary to the ordinary practice in ancient naval ...
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