off, was allowed to go; and five and twenty slaves were crucified, on the charge of having conspired in the Campus Martius.
The informer was rewarded withB.C. 217 freedom and twenty thousand sesterces.
Ambassadors were dispatched to Philip,Philip V., with whom the Romans were to fight the first two Macedonian wars of 216-205 B.C. and 200-197 B.C. King of the Macedonians, to demand the person of Demetrius of Pharus,Demetrius of Pharus (an island off the coast of Illyria) had (in 229 B.C.) treacherously surrendered to the Romans the island Corcyra, of which the Illyrian queen Teuta had made him governor. Rewarded for this service with the governorship of a number of islands, he was guilty of plundering Roman allies, and Aemilius Paulus led an expedition against him which resulted (in 219) in his defeat and exile. who, beaten in war, had fled to him for refuge;
and others to expostulate with the Ligurians, because they had aided the Phoenician with supplies and men, and