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The king's victory, though bought at a high cost, was sufficiently decisive to enlist
on his side the other Greek cities and to win over the Lucanians and Samnites. In
the hope of causing further defections from Rome, Pyrrhus made a progress ...
This counter-offensive was shattered in an action near Dertosa, where the
Romans won an orthodox victory by a quick and clean break through the
Carthaginian centre, which Hasdrubal had left weak in order to entrap his
adversaries, as at ...
His lavish entertainments of the Roman populace (including a four-days triumph
in 46 over the Gauls, Pharnaces, Juba and Ptolemy XII., and in memory of his
victory at Munda in 45), the handsome bounties and pensions which he provided
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