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Appian, Mithridatic Wars (ed. Horace White), CHAPTER XIII (search)
e to stand and were slaughtered. He pursued their horse over the plain and made the most spirited use of the stroke of good luck until a certain Roman centurion, who was riding with him in the guise of an attendant, gave him a severe wound with a sword in the thigh, as he could not expect to pierce his back through his corselet. Those who were near immediately cut the centurion in pieces. Mithridates was carried to the rear and his friends recalled the army, by a hasty signal, from their B.C. 67 splendid victory. Confusion befell them by reason of the unexpectedness of the signal, and fear lest some disaster had happened elsewhere. When they learned what it was they gathered around the person of the king on the plain in consternation, until Timotheus, his physician, had stanched the blood and lifted the king up so that he could be seen. In like manner in India, when Alexander was cured, he showed himself on a ship to the Macedonians, who were alarmed about him. As soon as Mithridates
Appian, Mithridatic Wars (ed. Horace White), CHAPTER XIV (search)
othing tangible or visible about it, caused perplexity and fear on all sides. Murena had attacked them, but accomplished nothing worth mention, nor had Servilius Isauricus, who succeeded him. And now the pirates contemptuously assailed the coasts of Italy, around Brundusium and Etruria, and seized and carried off some women of noble families who were travelling, and also two prætors with their very insignia of office. Y.R. 687 When the Romans could no longer endure the damage B.C. 67 and disgrace they made Gnæus Pompey, who was then their man of greatest reputation, commander by law for three years, with absolute power over the whole sea within the Pillars of Hercules, and of the land for a distance of 400 stades from the coast. They sent letters to all kings, rulers, peoples, and cities, that they should aid Pompey in all ways. They gave him power to raise troops and to collect money from the provinces, and they furnished a large army from their own enrolment, and all the
Strabo, Geography (ed. H.C. Hamilton, Esq., W. Falconer, M.A.), BOOK XI., CHAPTER I. (search)
authority respecting what is uncertain, when he has nothing probable to advance on the subject; for he reasons so falsely respecting things which are evident, and this too when he enjoyed the friendship of Pompey, who had carried on war against the Iberes and Albani, and was acquainted with both the Caspian and ColchianThe Euxine. Seas on each side of the isthmus. It is related, that when PompeyPompey appears to have visited this philosopher twice on this occa- sion, B. C. 62, and B. C. 67, on the termination of his eastern campaigns. was at Rhodes, on his expedi- tion against the pirates, (he was soon afterwards to carry on war against Mithridates and the nations as far as the Caspian Sea,) he accidentally heard a philosophical lecture of Posidonius; and on his departure he asked Posidonius if he had any commands; to which he replied, To stand the first in worth, as in command.Il. vi. 208. Pope.Il. vi. 208. Pope. Add to this, that he wrote the history of Pompey.
Strabo, Geography (ed. H.C. Hamilton, Esq., W. Falconer, M.A.), BOOK XVI., CHAPTER II. (search)
a openly became subject to a tyrannical government, the first person who exchanged the title of priest for that of king was Alexander.According to Josephus, Johannes Hyrcanus dying, B. C. 107, was succeeded by Aristobulus, who took the title of king, this being the first instance of the assumption of that name among the Jews since the Babylonish captivity. Aristobulus, was succeeded by Alexander Jannæus, whose two sons were Hyrcanus II. and Aristobulus II., successively kings of Judæa, B. C. 67, 68. His sons were Hyrcanus and Aristobulus. While they were disputing the succession to the kingdom, Pompey came upon them by surprise, deprived them of their power, and destroyed their fortresses, first taking Jerusalem itself by storm.B. C. 63. It was a stronghold, situated on a rock, well fortified and well supplied with waterSolomon's conduit was constructed on the hydraulic principle, that water rises to its own level. The Romans subsequently, being ignorant of this principle, const
M. Tullius Cicero, Letters to Atticus (ed. L. C. Purser), book 1, letter 3 (search)
Scr. Romae ex. a. 687 (67). CICERO ATTICO salutem aviam tuam scito desiderio tui mortuam esse et simul quod verita sit ne Latinae in officio non manerent et in montem Albanum hostias non adducerent. eius rei consolationem ad te L. Saufeium missurum esse arbitror. nos hic te ad mensem Ianuarium exspectamus ex quodam rumore an ex litteris tuis ad alios missis; nam ad me de eo nihil scripsisti. signa quae nobis curasti, ea sunt ad Caietam exposita. nos ea non vidimus; neque enim exeundi Roma potestas nobis fuit. misimus qui pro vectura solveret. te multum amamus quod ea abs te diligenter parvoque curata sunt. quod ad me saepe scripsisti de nostro amico placando, feci et expertus sum omnia, sed mirandum in modum est animo abalienato. quib
M. Tullius Cicero, Letters to Atticus (ed. L. C. Purser), book 1, letter 5 (search)
Scr. Romae initio anni 687 (67). CICERO ATTICO salutem quantum dolorem acceperim et quanto fructu sim privatus et forensi et domestico Luci fratris nostri morte in primis pro nostra consuetudine tu existimare potes. nam mihi omnia quae iucunda ex humanitate alterius et moribus homini accidere possunt ex illo accidebant. qua re non dubito quin tibi quoque id molestum sit, cum et meo dolore moveare et ipse omni virtute officioque ornatissimum tuique et sua sponte et meo sermone amantem adfinem amicumque amiseris. quod ad me scribis de sorore tua, testis erit tibi ipsa quantae mihi curae fuerit ut Quinti fratris animus in eam esset is qui esse deberet. quem cum esse offensiorem arbitrarer, eas litteras ad eum misi quibus et placarem ut fratrem et monerem ut min
M. Tullius Cicero, Letters to Atticus (ed. L. C. Purser), book 1, letter 6 (search)
Scr. Romae ex. m. Ian. a. 687 (67). CICERO ATTICO salutem non committam posthac ut me accusare de epistularum neglegentia possis; tu modo videto in tanto otio ut par in hoc mihi sis. domum Rabirianam Neapoli, quam tu iam dimensam et exaedificatam animo habebas, M. Fontius emit HS CCCIↃↃↃ X_X_X_. id te scire volui, si quid forte ea res ad cogitationes tuas pertineret. Quintus frater, ut mihi videtur, quo volumus animo est in Pomponiam et cum ea nunc in Arpinatibus praediis erat et secum habebat hominem xrhstomaqh= D. Turranium. pater nobis decessit a. d. iv Kal. Dec. haec habebam fere quae te scire vellem. tu velim, si qua ornamenta gumnasiw/dh reperire poteris quae loci sint eius quem tu non ignoras, ne<
M. Tullius Cicero, Letters to Atticus (ed. L. C. Purser), book 1, letter 7 (search)
Scr. Romae ante Id. Febr. 687 (67). CICERO ATTICO salutem apud matrem recte est, eaque nobis curae est. L. Cincio HS X_X_CD constitui me curaturum Idibus Febr. tu velim ea quae nobis emisse te et parasse scribis des operam ut quam primum habeamus et velim cogites, id quod mihi pollicitus es, quem ad modum bibliothecam nobis conficere possis. omnem spem delectationis nostrae, quam cum in otium venerimus habere volumus, in tua humanitate positam habemus.
M. Tullius Cicero, Letters to Atticus (ed. L. C. Purser), book 1, letter 8 (search)
Scr. Romae post Id. Febr. a. 687 (67). CICERO ATTICO salutem apud te est ut volumus. mater tua et soror a me Quintoque fratre diligitur. cum Acutilio sum locutus. is sibi negat a suo procuratore quicquam scriptum esse et miratur istam controversiam fuisse quod ille recusarit satis dare amplius abs te non peti. quod te de Tadiano negotio decidisse scribis, id ego Tadio et gratum esse intellexi et magno opere iucundum. ille noster amicus, vir me hercule optimus et mihi amicissimus, sane tibi iratus est. hoc si quanti tu aestimes sciam, tum quid mihi elaborandum sit scire possim. L. Cincio HS CCIↃↃ CCIↃↃ CCCC pro signis Megaricis, ut tu ad me scripseras, curavi. Hermae tui Pentelici cum capitibus aeneis, de quibus ad me scripsisti
M. Tullius Cicero, Letters to Atticus (ed. L. C. Purser), book 1, letter 9 (search)
Scr. Romae m. Mart. aut Apr. a 687 (67). CICERO ATTICO salutem nimium raro nobis abs te litterae adferuntur, cum et multo tu facilius reperias qui Romam proficiscantur quam ego qui Athenas, et certius tibi sit me esse Romae quam mihi te Athenis. itaque propter hanc dubitationem meam brevior haec ipsa epistula est quod, cum incertus essem ubi esses, nolebam illum nostrum familiarem sermonem in alienas manus devenire. signa Megarica et Hermas, de quibus ad me scripsisti, vehementer exspecto. quicquid eiusdem generis habebis dignum Academia tibi quod videbitur ne dubitaris mittere et arcae nostrae confidito. genus hoc est voluptatis meae; quae gumnasiw/dh maxime sunt, ea quaero. Lentulus navis suas pollicetur. peto abs te ut haec diligente
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