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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 23 23 Browse Search
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John Conington, Commentary on Vergil's Aeneid, Volume 2 1 1 Browse Search
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Polybius, Histories, book 22, Origin of the Last Macedonian War (search)
Origin of the Last Macedonian War At this time were sowed the seeds of fatal evils to the B. C. 186. The origin of the last Macedonian war. royal house of Macedonia. I am aware that some historians of the war between Rome and Perseus, when they wish to set forth the causes of the quarrel for our information, assign as the primary one the expulsion of Abrupolis from his principality, on the ground of having made a raid upon the mines at Pangaeum after the death of Philip, which Perseus repulsed, finally expelling him entirely out of his own dominions.Abrupolis, a Thracian prince and friend of the Romans. See Livy, 42, 13, 40. Death of Philip V. B. C. 179. Next they mention the invasion of Dolopia, and the visit of Perseus to Delphi, the plot against Eumenes at Delphi, and the murder of the ambassadors in Boeotia; and from these they say sprang the war between Perseus and the Romans.B. C. 176-172. But my contention is that it is of most decisive advantage, both to historians and their
Polybius, Histories, book 22, A Meeting of the Achaean League Parliament (search)
A Meeting of the Achaean League Parliament I have already stated that in the Peloponnese, while Philopoemen was still Strategus, Philopoemen Achaean Strategus for two years running, from the Achaean league sent an embassy to Rome on the subject of Sparta, and another to king Ptolemy to renew their ancient alliance. May B. C. 189 to May B. C. 187. Immediately after Philopoemen had been succeeded byAristaenus. May, B. C. 187 to May, B. C. 186. Aristaenus as Strategus, the ambassadors of king Ptolemy arrived, while the league meeting was assembled at Megalopolis. King Eumenes also had despatched an embassy offering to give the Achaeans one hundred and twenty talents, on condition that it was invested and the interest used to pay the council of the league at the time of the federal assemblies. Seleucus Philopator succeeded his father Antiochus the Great, B.C. 187. Business of the Achaean assembly. Letter from the Senate on the subject of Philopoemen's actions at Sparta. Ambassadors came