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Appian, Macedonian Affairs (ed. Horace White), Fragments (search)
for a time. Afterwards, in a certain arbitration before the Romans, they transferred much of his territory to Eumenes, seeking all the time to weaken him. Then, at once, he began secretly preparing for war. FROM SUIDAS Philip utterly destroyed all forces that sailed against him, lest the Romans should say that the Macedonian power was weakening. FROM "THE EMBASSIES" Y.R. 582 The Romans were suspicious of Perseus (the son of B.C. 172 Philip) on account of his rapidly growing power, and they were especially disturbed by his nearness to the Greeks and their friendship for him, due to hatred of the Romans, which the Roman generals had caused. Afterward the ambassadors, who were sent to the Bastarnæ, reported that they had observed that Macedonia was strongly fortified and had abundant war material, and that its young men were well drilled; and these things also disturbed the Romans. When Perseus perceived this he sent other
Polybius, Histories, book 27, The Boeotians and Rhodians (search)
The Boeotians and Rhodians When the report of the commissioners from Asia concerning Rhodes and the other states had been War is decided upon at the expiration of the truce. at Rome, the Senate called in the ambassadors of Perseus, Solon and Hippias: who endeavoured to argue the whole case and to deprecate the anger of the Senate; and particularly to defend their master on the subject of the attempt upon the life of Eumenes. Attempted assassination of Eumenes at Delphi. Livy, 42, 16, B. C. 172. When they had finished all they had to urge, the Senate, which had all the while been resolved on war, bade them depart forthwith from Rome; and ordered all other Macedonians also that happened to be staying in the country to quit Italy within thirty days. The Senate then called upon the Consuls to act at once and see that they moved in good time. . . .
Titus Livius (Livy), The History of Rome, Book 43 (ed. Alfred C. Schlesinger, Ph.D.), chapter 14 (search)
to XLV. xv. 9, customarily continued for a second period of equal length; hardly for the full five years till other censors were chosen. if you have not entered the army, will you come forward for the levy?; again, since it was rumoured that many were absent on leave from the legions in Macedonia without specific reason because of the popularity-hunting of the generals, they proclaimed concerning the soldiers enrolled for Macedonia in the consulship of Publius Aelius and Gaius Popilius172 B.C.; a small force crossed over to the towns of the west coast in that year, cf. XLII. xxvii. or after that consulship, that whoever of them were in Italy should within thirty days, having first appeared before the censors, return to their province, and that the names of those who were subject to the authority of father or grandfatherSuch men would not appear before the censors, as their property belonged to the estate of their controlling relative. should be reported to the censors. They
Titus Livius (Livy), The History of Rome, Book 44 (ed. Alfred C. Schlesinger, Ph.D.), chapter 7 (search)
The consul sighted much security as well as hope in the folly and inaction of the king; he sent back a message to Spurius LucretiusOn this section, cf. Polybius XXVIII. 0. 11 (9a. 12). Lucretius had been praetor in 172 B.C., cf. XLII. ix. 8. at Larisa to seize the forts abandoned by the enemy in the region of Tempe, and sending Popilius to reconnoitre the crossings around Dium, arrived at that city in two days' march, since he learned that everything lay open in all directions. He ordered his camp to be pitched next to the temple itself, so that no sacrilegeB.C. 169 against the sacred precinct might be committed. On personally inspecting the city which, though not large, was adorned with public installations and an abundance of statuesAmong these statues were the portraits by Lysippus of the twenty-five Cavalry Companions killed at the battle of the Granicus, cf. Arrian, AnabasisI. 16. 4. and was magnificently fortified, the consul could hardly convince himself that n
Titus Livius (Livy), The History of Rome, Book 45 (ed. Alfred C. Schlesinger, Ph.D.), chapter 16 (search)
When the new consuls Quintus Aelius and Marcus JuniusBoth these consuls were plebeians, as in 172 B.C., XLII. x. 9. 172 was the first year in which two plebeians were elected, according to the Fasti Capitolini, C.I.L.2 I. i., p. 25. put to the senate the question of provinces, the Fathers voted that Spain should again be made two provinces, after having been one duringB.C. 167 the Macedonian War; also that the same officers, Lucius Paulus and Lucius Anicius, should command in Macedonia and Illyricum until on the advice of senatorial envoys they had made a settlement for these states which had been upset by war, and which were to be given a constitution other than monarchical. To the consuls Pisa and Gaul were assigned with two legions apiece, each legion to be composed of five thousand two hundred infantry and four hundred cavalry.The number sounds like the allied cavalry; a reference to Roman cavalry and allied infantry may have been lost. The usual number of Roman c
Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, COLUMNA ROSTRATA (search)
COLUMNA ROSTRATA (M. Aemilii Paulli): a column, adorned with the beaks of ships, erected on the Capitoline in honour of M. Aemilius Paullus, consul in 255 B.C., and destroyed by lightning in 172 B.C. (Liv. xlii. 20. 1).
Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, Chronological Index to Dateable Monuments (search)
. Forum Piscarium incorporated in Macellum, 230. Porticus post Navalia, 359, 426; extra Portam Trigeminam, 359, 420; post Spei, 5, 359, 429, 493. Temple of Apollo Medicus rebuilt (?), 15. 178of Venus near Forum burnt, 551. 174Two (?) Porticus extra Portam Trigeminam restored, 420. Clivus Capitolinus paved and Porticus built, 122, 463. Circus Maximus restored, 114. Emporium paved, 200. (ca.). Pavement of Forum (?), 232. 173Temple of Fortuna Equestris dedicated, 215. 172Columna rostrata of M. Aemilius Paullus destroyed, 134. 170Basilica Sempronia, 82. 168Porticus Octavia, 426. 167Temple of Penates struck by lightning, 388. 159Porticus built round Area Capitolina, 48. Water clock installed in Basilica Aemilia, 72. 150(ca.). Columna rostrata of Duilius restored, 134. 148Regia burnt and restored, 441. 147Porticus Metelli, 424. 146(after). Temple of Felicitas dedicated, 207. Temples of Juppiter Stator and Juno Regina, 304. 145Temple of Hercules Victor vow
Ahenobarbus 2. Cn. Domitius Cn. F. L. N. AHENOBARBUS, son of the preceding, was chosen pontifex in B. C. 172, when a young man (Liv. 42.28), and in 169 was sent with two others as commissioner into Macedonia. (44.18.) In 167 he was one of the ten commissioners for arranging the affairs of Macedonia in conjunction with Aemilius Paullus (xlv 17); and when the consuls of 162 abdicated account of some fault in the auspices in their election, he and Cornelius Lentulus were chosen consuls in their stead. (Cic. de Nat. Deor. 2.4, de Div 2.35; Val. Max. 1.1.3.)
Anti'gonus (*)Anti/gonos), son of ALEXANDER, was sent by Perseus, king of Macedonia, as ambassador into Boeotia, in B. C. 172, and succeeded in inducing the towns of Coroneia, Thebes, and Haliartus to remain faithful to the king. (Plb. 27.5.) [L.
Callias 5. One of the Thespian ambassadors, who appeared at Chalcis before the Roman commissioners, Marcius and Atilius, to make a surrender of their city, renouncing the alliance of Perseus, B. C. 172. In common with the deputies from all the Boeotian towns, except Thebes, they were favourably received by the Romans, whose object was to dissolve the Boeotian confederacy,--an object accomplished in the same year. (Plb. 27.1, 2; Liv. 42.43, 44; Clinton, Fast. ii. p. 80, iii. p. 398.) [E.E]
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