Carthage Round 2: 262 B.C. Note
Rome…262 B.C the Senate convenes in an emergency session as final reports drift in from Massana.
The fields and beaches of Massana are a thick red carpet of Roman capes, pilum and gladii, discarded in the rout.
Legions I & II are shells….Broken upon the hoplons of Hieros men, pierced by Carthaginian mercenaries, trampled underfoot by elite cavalry, massacred.
The first three years of this war…
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Manlius Vulso took the vestment of office from the hands of Aquilius. Cornelius Scipio did the same with his new role as Praetor Urbanus. They had ensured that strong men would lead this year. Servilius Gemius Took charge of the First consular Army and immediately sought to raise the Fifth Legion.
War rumors raced thru Rome. The grain dispensation was suspended, and the Second Consular Army…
Aquilius Florus was voted in for an unprecedented second term as Consul of Rome in a landslide victory for isolationists. Cornelius Blasio assumed Megellus’s role and Proconsul of little note filled the ranks of Consul and Proconsul.
The Roman economy boomed, its border secured, She relished prosperity, ignoring the gathering storm. No one noticed the creepingly higher prices of goods and…
273 editions on the CD, that should keep me reading for a while.
What a wonderful exploration this will be reading 273 editions of this magazine. One of the first things I will be doing is read thru the index looking further details on the 1st Punic War.
262 B.C. Carthage
Somewhere near the entrance of the Macteris Valley
Gisgo reclined amongst several warm rugs on one side of the fire with his familial enemy, who stood by the fire rubbing his numb hands. They were positioned at top of a rise that overlooked the lush terrain of the Macteris valley. Swollen with winter rains and run off, the source of the Merjerda River gathered power below adding to the noise of…