Rome’s wars in the east I (214–129 BC)
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Through the 2nd cent. BC, Rome fought wars in Italy, in the west and then also in the east of the Mediterranean world. The year 168, in which the Romans finally defeated the Macedonians at Pydna, is generally seen as the culmination of Rome’s development into a world power – this was how P…

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Olshausen, E., “Rome’s wars in the east I (214–129 BC)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, English edition by Christine Salazar (2010). Original German-language edition: Historischer Atlas der antiken Welt. Herausgegeben von Anne-Maria Wittke,Eckhart Olshausen und Richard Szydlak. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 3. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 22 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps3_BNPA150>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241



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