Professor Dr. Antony P. Mueller
-- Ubi dubium, ibi libertas --
domingo, 4 de dezembro de 2016
10 Badass Enemies Of Ancient Rome
Roman civilization grew by destroying hundreds of others. In this process, many brave men and women challenged the almighty Roman army in the name of freedom, and even the Romans expressed their admiration for their deeds and courage. Today, many of these names are still considered a symbol of independence, determination, and national pride. 10 Pyrrhus Of Epirus In 280 BC, as Rome was conquering Southern Italy, the Greek city of Taras (modern-day Taranto) called for the aid of Pyrrhus (c. 319–272 BC), a Greek commander and king of the city of Epirus in present-day Northwest Greece. Pyrrhus answered Taras’s call and crossed the Adriatic with his army. His military talent defeated the Romans in ...