... personal power as well as that of the Achaeans, he preserved his friendship for Rome with the most absolute fidelity; having joined in the vote of the Achaeans in virtue of which, four months before the Romans crossed from Italy, they levied a war... The Histories of Polybius - Page 538by Polybius - 1889Full view
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Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1896
...Romans crossed from Italy, they levied a war from their own territory upon Antiochus and the ^Etolians, when nearly all the other Greeks had become estranged...pretext, Polybius begged of the consul the statues of Achaens, Aratus, and Philopoemen, though they had already been transported to Acarnania from the Peloponnesus:...