PUBLIUS LICINIUS. Publius Licinius, consul and general,
being worsted in a horse engagement by Perseus king of
Macedon, with what were slain and what were took prisoners,
lost two thousand eight hundred men. Presently
after the fight, Perseus sent ambassadors to make peace
and league with him; and although he was overcome, yet
he advised the conqueror to submit himself and his affairs
to the pleasure of the Romans.
Plutarch. Plutarch's Morals. Translated from the Greek by several hands. Corrected and revised by. William W. Goodwin, PH. D. Boston. Little, Brown, and Company. Cambridge. Press Of John Wilson and son. 1874. 1.
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