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At the battle of Asculum Pyrrhus' elephants again prepared for a victory after a
hard-fought action, but the Romans made good their retreat t.n thpir fortified camp
, and the winners' casualties were almost a* hpavy a<= »Vir»g» nf t The victories
This counter-offensive was shattered in an action near Dertosa, where the
Romans won an orthodox victory by a quick and clean break through the
Carthaginian centre, which Hasdrubal had left weak in order to entrap his
adversaries, as at ...
His lavish entertain- *** ments of the Roman populace (including a four-days
triumph in 46 over the Gauls, Pharnaces, Juba and Ptolemy XII., and in memory
of his victory at Munda in 45), the handsome bounties and pensions which he ...
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