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A Smaller History of Rome

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Author: Eugene Lawrence
Co-author: Sir William Smith
Published: 1881
Language: English
Wordcount: 152,842 / 471 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.9
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 806
Added to site: 2006.11.02
mnybks.net#: 15132
Genre: History
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Romans 70

260. The Romans build a fleet 70

Naval victory of the Consul Duilius 71

256. The Romans invade Africa 72

Their naval victory 72

Brilliant success of Regulus in Africa 72

The Carthaginians sue in vain for peace 72

255. Arrival of the Lacedæmonian Xanthippus 72

He restores confidence to the Carthaginians 73

Defeat and capture of Regulus 73

Destruction of the Roman fleet by a storm 73

The Romans build another fleet 73

253. Again destroyed by a storm 73

The war confined to Sicily 73

250. Victory of Metellus at Panormus 73

Embassy of the Carthaginians to Rome 73

Heroic conduct of Regulus 74

250. Siege of Lilybæum 74

249. Defeat of the Consul Claudius at sea 75

Destruction of the Roman fleet a third time 75

247. Appointment of Hamilcar Barca to the Carthaginian command 75

He intrenches himself on Mount Herctè, near Panormus 75

He remov

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