Kreta: Gortys

Gortys, ook wel bekend als Gortyn of Gortyna, was de hoofdstad van Romeins Kreta. De stad werd in de negende eeuw verwoest door Arabische plunderaars en sindsdien is het gebied waar de stad lag altijd onbewoond geweest. Aan het einde van de negentiende eeuw begonnen de Italiaanse archeoloog Federico Halbherr…

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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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The Galatian War: The Year 189 BCE

Summary The Latin colony of Bononia is founded; The new praetor of Hispania Ulterior, Lucius Baebius Dives, is killed on the way to his province; Lucius Aemilius Paullus continues his campaigns against the Lusitani and wins a great victory; The pontifex maximus Publius Licinius Crassus prohibits the praetor and flamen…

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