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Among a whole crop of fresh pretenders an officer named C. Traianus Decius left
his command in Dacia to invade Italy and made good his claim by killing Philip in
a set battle near Verona (249). In deserting his post on the Danube, Decius ...
After some minor campaigns on the lower -j Danube and in Asia Minor (278-279)
he returned to Gaul, where an Danube. officer named Bonosus had atoned to
himself for the loss of the Rhine fleet at Cologne by proclaiming himself emperor
Greek scientific studies ran out with a treatise on arithmetic by an Alexandrian
named Diophantus (of uncertain date), who made the first systematic use of
algebraic notation. After the appearance of this solitary genius the Greek vein of ...
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