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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 ...
Since the attack upon Orodes had been in the nature of a private speculation on
the part of Crassus, its failure did not challenge Roman pride in the same manner
as the defeats at Cannae and Arausio ; and the chaotic condition into which the ...
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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