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A Roman delegation which the Senate prfpanfor appointed to visit the chief
centres of disaffection and, if possible, to war. appease the allies, had the
opposite effect of precipitating hostilities. In the Picenian city of Asculum a Roman
In view of the wide area of operations, both sides divided their front into two
sectors with a separate commander-in-chief. In the northern zone Rutilius Lupus
was confronted by the Marsian chief Pompaedius Silo ; in the southern sector L.
Antioch remained the chief terminus of the trans-continental routes through Asia.
Alexandria derived the Alex- ' chief benefit from the new commerce with India.
With a population \ndna. of 300,000 free inhabitants it was second only to Rome
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