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Licinius never attempted an attack in force upon Perseus, and his successor,
Hostilius Mancinus, failed in an endeavour to enter the valley of the Haliacmon
by the Volustana pass across the frontier range. While the consular armies were
frontier to ike lower Danube. battle of Actium. In 29 a raid by the Bastarnae (a
trans- Danubian tribe to the east of Dacia) brought home to Augustus the
insecurity of the existing Macedonian frontier. He therefore made over some of
Advana of ...
Tkt Roman frontiers become fixed. of Clyde and Forth. The new frontier-barrier
consisted of a continuous wall of turf or clay on stone foundations, with inset forts
at intervals of about two miles. It occupied a commanding situation on a ridge of ...
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