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Summary of Book XLIII

SEVERAL praetors were condemned for having administered their provinces with greed and cruelty.1 Publius Licinius Crassus the proconsul stormed and cruelly plundered numerous cities in Greece; because of this the prisoners who had been sold at auction by him were afterward restored by decree of the senate.2 Likewise many disorderly acts were committed against allies by the commanders of Roman fleets.3 The book includes successes obtained by King Perseus in Thrace, and his conquest of the Dardanians and of Illyricum, the king of which was Gentius.4 A revolt in Spain, which was organized by Olonicus, collapsed when he had been killed.5 Marcus Aemilius Lepidus was chosen chief of the Senate by the censors.6

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1 Cf. ii.

2 Licinius seems to have committed these acts in his consulship, cf. iv. 5; an account of his campaign seems to have been lost after ch. iii, cf. n. 7, p. 13.

3 Cf. iv. 5-13, vii. 8-viii. 9.

4 The account is lost, cf. n. 7, p. 13, except for the reference in xix. 4; the implication that Gentius was attacked is wrong, cf. xix. 13-xx. 3, xxiii. 8.

5 Cf. n. 7, p. 14, and iv. 1-4.

6 Cf. xv. 6.

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