rest as slaves. He deprived the Liburnians of their ships because they also practised piracy. Y.R. 719 The Mœntini and the Avendeatæ,two tribes of the Iapydes, B.C. 35 dwelling within the Alps, surrendered themselves to him at his approach. The Arrepini, who are the most numerous and warlike of the Iapydes, betook themselves from anked both sides of his advance through the flat country and the fallen timber. The Iapydes darted out from their ambush and wounded many of the soldiers, but B.C. 35 the greater part of their own forces were killed by the Romans who fell upon them from the heights above. The remainder again took refuge in the thickets, abandoninnd after punishing the leaders of the revolt with death sold the rest as slaves.
At an earlier time the Romans twice attacked the B.C. 35 country of the Segestani, but obtained no hostages nor anything else, for which reason the Segestani became very arrogant. Augustus advanced against them through th