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Si Sheppard's Actium 31 BC: Downfall of Antony and Cleopatra PDF

By Si Sheppard

ISBN-10: 1846034051

ISBN-13: 9781846034053

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Actium 31 BC[Osprey crusade 211] КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Автор: Si Sheppard Название: Actium 31 BC[Osprey crusade 211] Издательство:Osprey PublishingГод: 2009 Формат: pdf,rar+3% Размер: 40.7 MB Язык: английскийСтраниц: 100hotfile.com.com zero

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Battle of Naulochus. Mid-September Flight of Sextus; Lepidus stages a failed insurrection against Octavian and is divested of triumviral authority. Antony advances from Alexandria to the Araxes; receiving no redress of Antony commences the siege September 3 Octavian campaigns in Illyricum. with Octavian he resolves on forcing a military confrontation to settle affairs between them. Winter Antony and Cleopatra mobilize their forces at Ephesus. 35 32 Winter BC January 1 Antony's partisans, Sosius and and Archelaus hand Asia Minor Ahenobarbus, take office as consuls; to Octavian.

His mantra was that a battle or a war ought never to be undertaken, unless the prospect of gain overbalanced the fear of loss, for men who pursue small advantages with no small hazard resemble those who fish with a golden hook, the loss of which, if the line should happen to break, could never be compensated by all the fish they might take. For Octavian, military success was not an end in itself but merely a means to an end, namely, the consummation of the imperial system. He understood that basing his authority on martial prowess and the application of naked power could never succeed in reconciling the Republican diehards to his vision of a new 'partnership' in government.

August 1 3 - 1 5 advances on Actium. Antony occupies Antony's stratagems to blockade Octavian or draw him into battle fail. Agrippa seizes Leucas and Patrae. Antony gives orders for a breakout victories. 28 BC January 1 Battle of Actium. September 9 Surrender of Antony's legions in Greece. Mid/late Cleopatra returns to Alexandria. September Octavian advances to Athens. Defection of Scarpus hands Cyrenaica to Octavian. Octavian takes office as consul for the sixth time. 27 BC January 1 Octavian takes office as consul for the seventh time.

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