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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: zero

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34 CHRONOLOGY 38 Late October BC Antony abandons the siege of January 17 Wedding of Octavian and Livia. Phraaspa and commences a 27-day Winter Defection of Menas hands Sardinia fighting retreat to Armenia. Spring Summer and Corsica to Octavian. November 13 Octavian returns to Rome. Abortive conference between Antony Winter Antony leaves the remnant of his army and Octavian at Brundisium. in Syria and returns to Alexandria Octavian defeated in naval with Cleopatra. engagements at Cumae and Cape 35 Scyllaeum.

Rather like modern AFVs, galleys could be 'up-armoured' by their crews for additional protection. In his account of the clash at Actium, Plutarch describes the hulls of Antony's ships as being reinforced with great squared pieces of timber, fastened together with iron bolts, and bristling with brass spikes. 46 TOP The entire spectrum of Roman missile weapons on display at Masada in Israel, ranging from slingshot to catapult stones. The largest lithobolos (stonethrowing) model of ballista could fire a 27kg projectile and had a range of up to 500m.

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. shortly afterwards they quit Rome with a quarter of the Senate to 30 join Antony. January 1 April The Antonians advance to Samos. May The Antonians advance to Athens. Summer Antony formally divorces Octavia.

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