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- king of Numidia, 205-148 B.C.
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The birth of Masinissa, son of Gala.
The death of Gala, who is officially succeeded by his son Masinissa.
Masinissa deserts to the Romans.
Masinissa recovers his father's kingdom.
Syphax defeats Masinissa and drives him out of his kingdom.
Scipio moves a short distance inland, and is joined by Masinissa.
returns territory which had been captured by Masinissa to Carthage.
Laelius and Masinissa defeat and capture Syphax.
Masinissa persuades Sophonisba to commit suicide.
Laelius arrives at Rome with Syphax, and envoys from Masinissa.
send an embassy to Carthage, Masinissa, and Vermina the son of Syphax
Masinissa invades Emporia, and the Carthaginians appeal to Rome.
dispute between Carthage and Masinissa, but do not reach a decision.
Carthaginian embassy accuses Masinissa of seizing Carthaginian territ
Gulussa the son of Masinissa and a Carthaginian embassy make more acc
senate, from Carthage and Masinissa, from Alpine states complainin
hus, Ptolemy, Eumenes and Masinissa, and from Pisa and Luna, appea
Masinissa attempts to seize Lower Syrtis from the Carthaginians, and
senate sends an embassy to arbitrate between Masinissa and Carthage.
oman commission is sent to arbitrate between Masinissa and Carthage.
son called Methimannus is born to Masinissa, who is 86 years old.
ica with Gulussa, the son of Masinissa, and reports on Carthaginian
The Carthaginians expel Masinissa's supporters.
Hasdrubal marches against Masinissa.
battle between Masinissa and the Carthaginians.
Masinissa forces the Carthaginian army to surrender.
thaginians send an embassy to defend their action against Masinissa.
Masinissa returns some huge tusks which were stolen from a temple in
M.Marcellus dies in a shipwreck while travelling to visit Masinissa.
omments on the long reign of Masinissa, his physical toughness and
ssa; Scipio divides the kingdom of Numidia between Masinissa's sons.
The death of Masinissa; Scipio divides the kingdom of Numidia between
Hasdrubal, grandson of Masinissa, is murdered at Carthage.
men like them, to whom Masinissa, king of Mauritania,
desire was to meet King Masinissa, who for excellent reasons **
Micipsa, son of Masinissa king of Numidia, had many chi
lled for assistance from Masinissa, king of Numidia, and
by them than those of Masinissa, king of Numidia; to
ty-six years.  Masinissa, king of the Moors, lived
and fled. 21 Laelius and Masinissa captured Syphax as he was
Eumenes of Asia, and Masinissa of Numidia. Perseus and
Hasdrubal. 8 In the meantime Masinissa died, and Scipio divided the
city and the capital of Masinissa, he encountered the Romans, who
famous by the name of Masinissa. The Greeks called it Metagonitis,
is well known that King Masinissa begot a son when over
It is not questioned that Masinissa reigned 60 years and that
(shortly before 167) s statue of king Masannasa, son of king Gaia,
But the act of Masinissa was of another nature, whose
manners be judged by nationality? Masinissa, brought up in the midst
aid, the Carthaginians and king Masinissa made him arbiter of peace
end of the Macedonian Misacenes, Masinissa's son, was sent back to
the tuition of his uncle Masinissa, and that without his leave
But the breast of Masinissa was perhaps outstandingly replete
Senate behave towards to king Masinissa ! For when they had
Hieron, lived for ninety years. Masinissa king of Numidia, lived for
amongst the most fortunate. Masinissa the king, reposing but
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