Visual Timeline: Piracy

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69 BCE: The pirate Athenodoros sets up his base in the Cylades.
 
 
67 BCE: The Gabinian Law is passed, giving Pompey great power to deal with pirates.
 
 
67 CE: The Roman port of Ostia provides a base for operations against the Cilician pirates.
 
 
 
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