d. For this was originally the
principality of Lysimachus; and as Seleucus waged war with
and conquered that prince, the whole domain
of Lysimachus passed to Seleucus:Justin. 17, 1-2; Appian Syr. 62.
The battle was in the plain of Corus in Phrygia. then
owing to the multifarious interests which distracted the attention of his predecessors, first
Ptolemy and then Philip had managed to wrest this country
from them and secure it for themselves. Lysimachus conquered by of Seleucus Nicanor, B. C. 281. He had not then
availed himself of Philip's difficulties to take it, but had recovered possession of it in the exercise of his undoubted rights.
It was no injury to the Romans that he should now be
restoring to their homes, and settling again in their city, the
people of Lysimacheia who had been expelled by an unexpected
raid of the Thracians. He was doing this, not from any intention of attacking the Romans, but to prepare a place of
residence for his son Seleucus. As for the autonomous cit