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1 B.C. 193
2 Cf. XXXIV. lvi. 4.
3 This is apparently the Auser river (Plin. N.H. III. 50), now the Serchio, which once emptied into the Arno near by.
4 This statement is difficult to accept, in view of the fact that the major component of his force was the two urbanae legiones of the year before: cf. the note to ii. 3 above. The Romans, like modern commanders, stressed the necessity of homogeneity and mutual confidence in combatant troops.
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