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Polybius, Histories, book 32, Ambassadors from Ariarathes (search)
of ten thousand gold pieces, and announcing the king's faithful attachment to Rome; and of this they appealed to Tiberius and his colleagues as witnesses. Tiberius and his colleagues confirmed their statements: whereupon the Senate accepted the present with warm thanks, and sent back in return presents, which with them are the most honourable they can give—a sceptre and ivory chair. These ambassadors were dismissed at once by the Senate before the winter. Attalus again in Rome early in B. C. 160. Coss. L. Anicius Gallus, M. Cornelius Cathegus. But after them arrived Attalus when the new Consuls had already entered on their office; as well as the Gauls who had accusations against him, and whom Prusias had sent, with as many more from Asia. After giving all a hearing, the Senate not only acquitted Attalus of all blame, but dismissed him with additional marks of their favour and kindness: for their friendship for and active support of Attalus was in the same proportion as their hostilit
Polybius, Histories, book 32, Isocrates the Grammarian (search)
r, refused almost outright to receive them; and thus kept the charge in reserve, that they might have the power of using the accusation whenever they chose. They therefore confined their answer to Demetrius to these words: "He shall find all favour at our hands, if he satisfy the Senate in accordance with the obedience which he owed to it before." . . . There came also ambassadors from the Achaeans, headedFruitless embassy from Achaia on behalf of Polybius and the other Achaean detenus, B. C. 160. by Xenon and Telecles, in behalf of their accused compatriots, and especially in behalf of Polybius and Stratius; for lapse of time had now brought an end to the majority, or at any rate to those of any note. The ambassadors came with instructions couched in a tone of simple entreaty, in order to avoid anything like a contest with the Senate. But when they had been admitted and delivered their commission in proper terms, even this humble tone failed to gain their end, and the Senate voted to
Polybius, Histories, book 32, Scipio's Liberality (search)
Scipio's Liberality The next instance was his conduct to the daughters Scipio's liberality to his cousins, sisters to his adoptive father. of the Great Scipio, sisters to his adoptive father.The following pedigree will show the various family connexions here alluded to:— Publius Cornelius Scipioob. in Spain B. C. 212 P. Cornelius Scipio Africanusob. B.C. 187 Aemiliaob. B.C. 162 Lucius Aemilius Paulusob. B.C. 160 Papiria P. Scipio Nasica Cornelia(1) Tib. Sempronius Gracchus Cornelia(2) Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanusob. s. p. adopted his cousin who became Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus Africanus ob. B. C. 129. Quintus Fabius Maximusadopted by Q. F. M. Scipio Aemilianusb. B.C. 185 two daughters When he took the inheritance he was bound to pay them their portion. For their father covenanted to give each of his two daughters a marriage portion of fifty talents. Half of this their mother paid down at once to their husbands, but left the other half undischarged when she