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Antiochus III., who had invited him to make a joint attack upon the boy-king
Ptolemy V. of Egypt and to partition his overseas dominions. With a newly created
fleet the Macedonian king carried several outposts of the Ptolemies in the
The Senate for its part had not forgotten the opportunity which Philip had found in
Rome's difficulty after Cannae. Therefore it resolved to forestall his next offensive
by joining in a preventive attack upon the'king. In 200 the consul P. Sulpicius ...
This attack upon other gods, or " atheism " as it was called, was resented by
polytheists, whose maxim was to live and let live in matters of religion, as a
gratuitous picking of quarrels. The dislike of Jewish and Christian
aggressiveness was ...
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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