an his distinction; when the tribunes of the people, brave and energetic men, not long ago were opposing theB.C. 187 triumph of Quintus Fabius Labeo,In XXXVII. lx. 6 Livy quoted Valerius Antias as the authority for this triumph and seemed to have no other information about it. you checked them by
your authority; he triumphed, although his enemies circulated the story, not that he had waged an illegal war, but that he had not set eyes on an enemy at all;In XL. xxxviii. 9 the consuls of 181 B.C. are said to have been the first to triumph without having done any fighting. I who have so often fought with a hundred thousand of the fiercest enemies, who captured or killed more than forty thousand men, who took two of their camps, who left everything on this side of the ridges of Taurus more peaceful than is the land of Italy, am not only cheated out of my triumph but am pleading my case before you, conscript Fathers, with my own lieutenants as
my accusers! Their charge, as you ha
ide door which was out of the way and
especially adapted to a stealthy departure, and when he found that this too was blocked by guards stationed around it, he called for the poison which he had long kept ready for such emergencies.
Let us, he said, relieve the Roman people of their long anxiety, since they find it tedious to wait for the death of an old man.Nepos (Hannibal 13) gives his age at his death as 70, but says that different authorities place his death in 183, 182, and 181 B.C.
B.C. 183 Neither magnificent nor memorable will be the victory which Flamininus will win over a man unarmed and betrayed. How much the manners of the Roman people have changed, this day in truth will
prove. Their fathers sent word to King Pyrrhus, an enemy in arms, commanding an army in Italy, warning him to beware of poison: these Romans have sent an ambassador of consular rank to urge upon Prusias the crime of murdering his
guest. Then, cursing the person and the king