The Client Princes of the Roman Empire Under the Republic (Classic Reprint)

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Syria had no alternative but to assist the policy of Rome. Attalus I1 cooperated with Rome for the first time against Philip of Macedon in 211 b.c. And later in the second Macedonian war in 201 rc. But as yet, with the exception that the peace terms were dictated in Rome, whither Attalus had to send representatives, he cooperated on an equal footing. While Antiochus III was still unchecked, and her ability to cope with him uncertain, Rome could not establish her authority over the kingdoms upon his borders. Ariarathes of Cappa docia and Prusias of Bithynia were inclined to seek the friendship of whichever proved the stronger. It is Kings of not therefore till the conquest of that king that we find iiza' Rome acting as protector and arbitrator on behalf of births/z? The kings of Pergamum, Bithynia and Cappadocia, and padocw. The princes of Galatiaz. It is then that Eumenes goesb 193 188 to Rome in person to state his requests, accepts a gift Of territory as Rome's prote'gé', and appeals to her arbitration against his neighbours; that the king of Cappadocia is compelled to pay a price for Rome's friendship; and that the Galatian princes submit to Eumenes at her command.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - P. C. Sands

Hardback

Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9780267982042

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.7 cm

Page Count - 260

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