formally discharged the army without action by the senate. the soldiers of the two Roman legions within sixty days after arriving in his province.
After having at an early time led the force of allies of the Latin Name into winter-quarters at Luna and Pisa, he himself visited with the cavalry several towns of the province of Gaul.
Nowhere else was there war except in Macedonia. However, they still regarded Gentius, the king of the Illyrians,Gentius had been suspected of piracy in 180 B.C. (XL. xlii. 2-5, XLII. xxix. 11). Efforts to attach him to the Roman cause had been misconducted and were valueless (XLII. xxxvii. 2, and xlv. 8). On Perseus' overtures to Gentius, see below, xix. 13-xx. 3, and xxiii. 8. with suspicion.
And so, on the one hand, the senate decided that eight fully-equipped ships should be sent from Brundisium to Gaius Furius,Very likely the naval duumvir mentioned in XLI. i. 2-3, who had been in charge of the north-eastern coast of Italy in 178 B.C. the