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LATER OPERATIONS IN SICILY At the end of 255 the Romans seemed no
nearer success than before Mylae. But they hatTby now grasped the importance
of sea-power so firmly that by another effort, surpassing all their previous
Under such conditions Octavian might have proceeded to set up an absolute
monarchy in 29 with far greater chances of success than Caesar in 44.
Nevertheless, instead of advancing along the line of least resistance, he
attempted to recross ...
Vines in But in these latter regions the olive was grown with more success than
Gaul; the vine ; and in the drier areas of North Africa, and notably in southern °*""f
'" Tunisia, the same tree was acclimatised on land which had hitherto Africa been
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