From the Gracchi to Nero: a history of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. 68, Teil 68
Methuen, 1982 - 500 Seiten
The standard textbook for the central period of Roman history. Covers the decline and fall of the Republic and the establishment of the Pax Romana under the early Principate.
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THE FIRST MITHRIDATIC WAR As soon as Rome was busy with the Social War
Mithridates, helped by Tigranes, seized Bithynia and Cappadocia (90). The
Romans, however, sent out Manius Aquilius and a commission to act with the ...
Mithridates' forces were said to number some 100,000-150,000 men and 400
ships, and he had received help in training them from a former Roman quaestor
sent to him by Sertorius. All this must have appeared to Rome to portend action.
Lucullus had failed to bring the war to an end by capturing Mithridates, but for that
the blame must go in part to his political opponents, but not entirely. Despite
brilliant strategy and tactics, despite courage and a high sense of discipline, he
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Over the course of more than a year, I read this excellent Roman history one chunk at a time. It was well worth it. For good reason this is Scullard's most well known work. It is thorough, interesting ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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From the Gracchi to Nero: A History of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. 68
Howard Hayes Scullard
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1982