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The Scipios In Greece

Directly the news of the victory at sea reached Rome,
Supplicatio for the victory off Phocaea.
the Senate first decreed a public supplicatio for nine days,—which means a public and universal holiday, accompanied by the sacrifice of thank offerings to the gods for the happy success,—and next gave audience to the envoys from Aetolia and Manius Acilius.
Answer to the Aetolian Envoys sent, on the intercession of Flamininus, when
When both parties had pleaded their cause at some length, the Senate decreed to offer the Aetolians the alternative of committing their when cause unconditionally to the arbitration of the Senate, or of paying a thousand talents down and making an offensive and defensive alliance with Rome.
Acilius was about to take Naupactus. Livy, 36, 34-35: 37, 1.
But on the Aetolians desiring the Senate to state definitely on what points they were to submit to such arbitration, the Senate refused to define them. Accordingly the war with the Aetolians went on. . . .

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