De Huurlingenoorlog en de Annexatie van Sardinië: De Jaren 241-238 BCE

Samenvatting Carthago vecht voor haar voortbestaan tegen rebellerende huurlingen en Noord-Afrikanen in de Huurlingenoorlog (241-238 BCE); Rome weigert steun aan de opstandelingen en stuurt in plaats daarvan hulp naar Carthago; Hamilcar Barcas verslaat de rebellen in de Slag bij “De Zaag” en slaat vervolgens de gehele opstand neer (238 BCE);…

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Cato the Censor: The Year 184 BCE

Summary Marcus Porcius Cato and Lucius Valerius Flaccus serve as censors; The censors take several measures: Lucius Quinctius Flamininus is removed from the Senate for killing a man just to please his catamite; Lucius Scipio is stripped of his public horse; Lucius Valerius Flaccus at some point becomes the new…

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The Mercenary War and the Annexation of Sardinia: The Years 241-238 BCE

Summary Carthage fights for survival against rebellious mercenaries and North Africans in the Mercenary War (241-238 BCE); Rome refuses to help the rebels and sends aid to Carthage instead; Hamilcar Barcas defeats the rebels at the Battle of “The Saw” and goes on the quell the entire rebellion (238 BCE);…

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