Rome’s wars in the east II (214–129 BC)
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VI. The Syrian War (191–188 BC)

As part of the partition of the Ptolemaic overseas possessions planned with Philip, Antiochus III gained Coele Syria, Phoenice and Judaea. Advised by Hannibal, who had taken refuge with him, he concentrated his ambitions o…

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Olshausen, E., “Rome’s wars in the east II (214–129 BC)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, Edited by: Anne-Maria Wittke, Eckart Olshausen, Richard Szydlak, in collaboration with: Vera Sauer and other specialists. Consulted online on 24 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241

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