Dio's Rome


Dio's Rome: An Historical Narrative Originally Composed in Greek During the Reigns of Septimius Severus, Geta and Caracalla, Macrinus, Elagabalus and ... in English Form, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)

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Author  Cassius Dio Cocceianus
Publisher  Forgotten Books
Publication Date   June 25, 2012
Pages  466

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Metellus subdues Crete by force (chapters 1, 2). Mithridates and Tigranes renew the war (chapter 3). Lucullus does not take advantage of his victory: a successor is appointed: he captures Tigranocerta (chapter 4). A rsaces, the Parthian, lends aid to neither party (chapter 5). Lucullus, after a rather disastrous coniiict, besieges and captures Nisibis (chapters 6-8). Meanwhile he loses the A rmenias: Fabius is conquered (chapters 10, 11). Triarius follows Mithridates to Comana: is afterwards overcome by him (chapters 12-15). Uprising in Lucul1us sarmy: Mithridates regains everything (chapters 16-19). Insolence of the pirates (chapters 20-23). The consequent war, in spite of opposition on the part of many, is by the Gabinian law entrusted to Pompey and is very quickly brought to an end (chapters 23-37). Cornelian laws in regard to canvassing for office and edicts of prmtors: the Roscian in regard to seats for the knights: the Manilian :n regard to the voting of freedmen (chapters 38-42). The Mithridatic war by the Manilian law is given in charge of Pompey (chapters 43, 44). Pompey vanquishes Mlithridates in a night battle (chapters 45-50). Tigranes, the father, surrenders himself: his son is put in chains (chapters 51-53). An attack of the A lbani is repulsed (chapter 54). DURATION OF TIME. Q. Hortensius, Q. Caecilius Metellus Creticus Coss. (B. C. 69 =a. u. 685.) L. Caecilius Metellus (dies.âr then) Q. Marcius Rex alone. (B. C. 68=a. u. 686.) M.â Acilius Glabrio, C. Calpurnius Piso. (B. C. 67= a. u. 687.) L. Volcatius Tullus, M.â Emilius Lepidus. (B. C. 66= a. u. 688.) As far as chapter 20 this argument of Leunclavius will be found to follow a different diiisÃon of tlkook Thirty-six from that adopted by Melber and employed in thel eS8D Il I). pra sa xo 1H is death occurred early in the year.
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