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Issa Complains of Raids by the Dalmations

The people of Issa having often sent embassies to
Piracies of the Dalmatians on the island of Issa, B. C. 158.
Rome, complaining that the Dalmatians damaged their territory and the cities subject to them,— meaning thereby Epetium and Tragyrium,—and the Daorsi also bringing similar complaints, the Senate sent a commission under Gaius Fannius to inspect the state of Illyria, with special reference to the Dalmatians. This people had been subject to Pleuratus as long as he was alive; but when he died, and was succeeded on the throne by Genthius, they revolted, overran the bordering territories, and reduced the neighbouring cities, some of which even paid them a tribute of cattle and corn. So Fannius and his colleague started on their mission. . . .

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    • Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854), DALMA´TIA
    • Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854), EPETIUM
    • Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854), TRAGU´RIUM
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