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1 B.C. 203
2 Presumably he followed a road leading down to Vada Sabat(i)a, which belonged to the Ingauni, as did Savo (Savona). Cf. pp. 197, n. 3 f.; 225, n. 2. The wounded Mago may have been carried on an elephant. Cf. Hannibal in the Arno valley, XXII. ii. 10 f. Nothing is said of any Roman pursuit.
3 I.e. Gulf of Genoa.
4 No further authority for this statement can be cited. Other sources vary so much that their statements are of no value: that Mago was still in Liguria after Zama (AppianPun. 49; cf. 59); that after reaching Africa. he was sent back to Italy (Zonaras IX. xiii. 10); that ten years later he perished either in a shipwreck or by the hands of his slaves (Nepos Hann. viii. 1 f.).
5 B.C. 203
6 Son of the victor in 242, he had been consul in 220 B.C.; Zonaras VIII. xx. 10.
7 They were seized, as Livy himself has it, near Mutina (Modena), but their Gallic captors were unsuccessfully pursued northwestward as far as Tannetum (half-way between Parma and Reggio Emilia). Cf. XXI. xxv. 3, 13; xxvi. 2; XXVII. xxi. 10; Polybius III. xl. 9-13.
8 He had held the praetorship; Polybius l.c. § 9.
9 Cf. Vol. VII. p. 301, n. 1 for one explanation of this restriction placed upon patrician candidates who were under patria potestas. The purpose of the consul's return from his province was that his acts as a magistrate might be legalized.
10 See p. 357, n. 2 (for Clampetia also).
11 Cf. XXVIII. xlvi. 14 and note; XXIX. xxxv. 2; above, iii. 6; below, xxix, 7; xliii. 12 n.
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