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, 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_BNPA152>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241



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