De Dood van Scipio en Hannibal: Het Jaar 183 BCE

Samenvatting Een groot aantal Griekse gezantschappen meldt zich bij de Senaat in Rome; Het koninkrijk Pontos verovert Sinope aan de Zwarte Zee; De laatste koning van Sparta uit de dynastie van de Agiaden, Agesipolis III, wordt onderweg naar Rome door piraten gedood; Scipio Africanus sterft op zijn landgoed bij Liternum;…

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The Deaths of Scipio and Hannibal: The Year 183 BCE

Summary Dozens of Greek diplomatic missions visit the Senate in Rome; The Kingdom of Pontos captures Sinope on the Black Sea; The last Agiad King of Sparta, Agesipolis III, is killed by pirates while sailing to Rome; Scipio Africanus dies at his country estate in Liternum; Hannibal Barcas commits suicide…

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Interregnum: The Years 176-175 BCE

Summary Ligurians overrun the Roman colony of Mutina (late 177 or early 176 BCE); The consul Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Hispalus dies after attending the Latin festival (176 BCE); The proconsul Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus brings all of Sardinia back under Roman control (176 BCE); The proconsul Gaius Claudius Pulcher recaptures Mutina…

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Prelude to the Seleucid War: The Year 193 BCE

Summary A Lex Sempronia curbs usury; Many Romans seek exemption from military service, but the Senate refuses to grant dispensations; A large army of Ligurians surrounds Pisa, but withdraws when the consul Quintus Minucius Thermus arrives with his army; The consul Lucius Cornelius Merula wins a bloody, but decisive victory…

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