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The Senate Receives Ambassadors from Epirus

Ambassadors having arrived from Epirus about this
B. C. 156. Coss. L. Cornelius Lentulus, C. Marcius Figulus II.
time, sent both from those who were in actual possession of Phoenice and from those who had been banished from it; and both parties having made their statement in presence of each other, the Senate answered that they would give instructions on this point to the commissioners that were about to be sent into Illyria with Gaius Marcius the Consul.1 . . .

1C. Marcius consul adversus Dalmatas parum prospere primum, postea feliciter pugnavit.” The war was continued in the next year (B.C. 155), and the Dalmatians subdued for the time by the consul P. Cornelius Scipio Nasica. Livy, Ep. 47.

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