The Initiation of the Second Macedonian War: An Explication of Livy, Book 31
A study into accounts of Rome's foreign policy surrounding an offensive against Philip V and Greece. It re-opens events leading up to the war and military/diplomatic developments, and interprets events in the narrative describing Rome's first major engagement with the Eastern Mediterranean.
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DESIGN STRUCTURE AND CHRONOLOGY
The embassy to Rome from Attalus and the Rhodians
The consuls return to Rome the senates appointment
Events in Rome from the consuls inauguration
Events in the eastern Mediterranean from late April 200
The campaigns of autumnus 200 and consular 199
Athenian appeals to the Romans
The activities of M Aurelius Cotta
Abydus Acarnanians Aegina Aemilius Lepidus Aetolians annalistic Antiochus Apollonia appointment Apustius arrival in Rome Athenian Athenian appeal Athenian vote Athens Attalus Attalus and Rhodians Attica Aurelius autumn autumno ferme exacto Badian Balsdon Bargylia beginning of consular belium book 31 Briscoe Brundisium calendar campaigning season chronology Claudius Nero Comitia Centuriata Comm consul consular 200 consular army context Corcyra Derow despatch DWTE earlier Eleusinian Mysteries Epirus Errington fetial fetial procedure fleet Galba Greece Gruen Holleaux HWCR invasion late Livy Livy notes Livy's account Livy's narrative Macedon March mentioned military naval Nicanor Octavius pax deorum Peace of Phoenice Philip Polybian excerpt Polybius probably prodigies Ptolemy raid on Attica reference rejected rerum repetitio retrospective survey Rhodians Roman ambassadors Roman embassy Roman envoys Roman sources Rome Rome's Second Macedonian Second Macedonian War Sempronius Tuditanus senate sent siege of Abydus Straits of Otranto suggests Valerius Laevinus Walbank war-vote winter