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Hannibal at the court of Antiochus. resolved to call the Romans to his assistance,
as his father had invoked them against Philip.1 The king of Pergamum opened
the diplomatic game by advancing two pawns, the city-states of Smyrna and ...
In 194 Antiochus sent an embassy to Rome to settle all outstanding points and
negotiate a treaty of friendship. The Senate now abated from the terms previously
laid down by Flamininus, for it offered to the king an option of renouncing his ...
The decline of the monarchy was ^ temporarily arrested by an erratic but vigorous
ruler named Antiochus IV., who met an attempt on the part of Ptolemy VI. to
recover Antiochus Palestine by invading Egypt and setting siege to Alexandria (
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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