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Later Operations in Sicily At the end of 255 the Romans seemed no nearer
success than before Mylae. But they had by now grasped the importance of sea-
power so firmly that by another effort, surpassing all their previous exertions, ...
He also resumed, with notable success, his father's policy of winning over the
native chiefs, so that the Punic dominion was everywhere undermined. In 208 he
began his advance across southern Spain and brought Hasdrubal to battle near
Southern Gaul still remained the chief provincial centre of viticulture, though the
eastern and southern coast-lands of Spain also grew for export. But in these latter
regions the olive was grown with more success than the vine ; and in the drier ...
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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