Politieman van de Middellandse Zee: De Jaren 166-160 BCE

Samenvatting De consuls Marcus Claudius Marcellus en Gaius Sulpicius Gallus verslaan de Kelten van de Alpen en de Liguriërs (166 BCE); De Romeinen en Atheners vormen het eiland Delos om tot een vrijhandelszone, waardoor de economie van Rhodos zware klappen krijgt (ca. 166 BCE); Koning Antiochos IV van het Seleucidenrijk…

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The Third Macedonian War: The Year 170 BCE

Summary Publius Licinius Crassus sacks Koroneia, for which he is severely reprimanded; Some of the Epirotes defect to Perseus; The new consul Aulus Hostilius Mancinus is almost captured en route to Thessaly; Mancinus fails to force his way into Macedonia with his army; Mancinus sends a diplomatic delegation through all…

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The Greek Tragedy: The Year 182 BCE

Summary More Greek diplomatic missions visit the Senate in Rome; First diplomatic contacts between Rome and the Kingdom of Pontos; The Achaean strategos Philopoimen is captured by the Messenians and forced to drink poison; Tensions are growing between Perseus and Demetrios, the two sons of King Philippos of Macedonia; The…

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