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lcar son of Gisco arrives as the new Carthaginian general in Sicily.
Many Sicilian cities changes sides to support Hamilcar and the Cartha
nians recall their army from Sicily, but Agathocles captures Hadrumet
chagathus in charge of the army in Africa, and sails back to Sicily.
Deinocrates rallies resistance in Sicily against Agathocles.
Agathocles secretly returns to Sicily, abandoning his army.
ack Agathocles by night at Ethae, and force him to return to Sicily.
The Sicilians send an embassy to Pyrrhus, asking him to help them aga
with the Carthaginians and try to stop Pyrrhus crossing to Sicily.
Pyrrhus leaves Italy and crosses over to Sicily.
Embassies from many Sicilian cities come to Pyrrhus offering their
Pyrrhus is proclaimed king of Sicily.
Pyrrhus attacks the territory of the Carthaginians in Sicily.
rest of the Carthaginian possessions in Sicily go over to Pyrrhus.
and his despotic behaviour makes him unpopular with the Sicilians.
Pyrrhus leaves Sicily and returns to Italy; he is attacked and defeat
Two sayings of Areus, about virtuous women and Sicilian tyrants.
C.Claudius is defeated while attempting to cross over to Sicily.
Ap.Claudius crosses over to Sicily.
The new consuls arrive in Sicily: 67 cities revolt from the Carthagin
Hanno arrives in Sicily and captures Harbesus.
The Carthaginians send Hamilcar to replace Hanno in Sicily.
The triumph of A.Atilius, over Sicily and the Carthaginians.
The Carthaginians recall Hamilcar from Sicily to Africa.
The Carthaginians send Hasdrubal to command their army in Sicily.
The triumph of Cotta, over the Carthaginians and Sicilians.
sayer to sacrifice his daughter to ensure a safe crossing to Sicily.
Neither side is able to achieve a breakthrough in Sicily.
brates a triumph, in which he displays elephants captured in Sicily.
The Romans send Junius out to Sicily with more ships and supplies.
appoint a dictator, A.Atilius, to take charge of the war in Sicily.
Carthalo sails from Sicily to raid Southern Italy.
The Roman army remains in Sicily.
The earliest campaigns of Hamilcar in Sicily.
llus, the pontifex maximus, prevents Postumius from going to Sicily.
with a Carthaginian fleet, carrying supplies to the army in Sicily.
General remarks about the achievements of Hamilcar in Sicily.
of Q.Valerius Falto, propraetor, for his naval victory near Sicily.
Carthaginian fleet raids the coast of Sicily.
of Hieron II, dies while organizing opposition to Rome in Sicily.
financial administration of Sicily, known to the Romans as the leges
M.Cato serves as tribunus militum in Sicily.
admiral Bomilcar declines battle against the Roman fleet off Sicily.
General remarks on Marcellus' successful campaign in Sicily.
the river Himera; the completion of the Roman reconquest of Sicily.
Marcellus celebrates an ovation for his victories in Sicily.
The Sicilians and Capuans complain to the senate about their treatmen
609, two dedications of booty brought back by Marcellus from Sicily.
Scipio leaves for Sicily.
Scipio prepares an army of invasion in Sicily.
Cato as quaestor is assigned to Scipio in Sicily.
tes the conduct of Scipio in Sicily, and the crimes of Pleminius
Omens, including the appearance of a new island near Sicily.
back spoils from Carthage to Sicily, without taking anything for hims
Fulvius is given the command in the war in Sicily.
Rupilius restores order in Sicily, and draws up the regulations known
P.Lentulus is sent on an embassy to Sicily.
The Sicilian slaves rebel against the praetor Licinius Nerva, but are
omments on the slave wars in Sicily, which caused enormous loss of
ovatio of M'.Aquillius, for his victory over the slaves in Sicily.
L.Domitius takes harsh measures to restore order in Sicily.
The upright conduct of Asellio as governor of Sicily.
Drusus establishes several new Roman colonies in Italy and Sicily.
Marius is almost captured on the coast of Sicily.
Norbanus, the governor of Sicily, saves Rhegium from an attack by the
habitants of Spain, Gaul and Sicily, including Ariston of Massilia
erna organises resistance in Sicily, but leaves when he hears that
establishes law and order in Sicily; he is persuaded by Sthenius not
M.Lepidus gains a bad reputation as governor of Sicily.
C.Marcellus, as governor of Sicily, earns him widespread respect in
first year as governor of Sicily, there is a plentiful supply
local census is conducted in Sicily.
Cicero sends corn from Sicily to Rome.
Cicero serves as quaestor in Sicily.
Sex.Peducaeus is a just and popular governor of Sicily.
Cicero returns from Sicily and discovers that few have heard about
erres arrives as governor of Sicily, and immediately makes clear his
Pirates attack the coast of Sicily, and defeat Cleomenes of Syracuse,
dorus of Melita escapes from Sicily after Verres attempts to seize
The quaestor Q.Caecilius sends corn supplies from Sicily to Rome.
artacus attempts to cross to Sicily, but is surrounded by Crassus on
Verres subverts the activities of the local censors in Sicily.
ca, the traditional law governing the taxation of produce in Sicily.
Systematic extortion by Verres diminishes corn production in Sicily.
possessions of many innocent Sicilians, including Epicrates, Heius,
Other activities and misdeeds of Verres, as governor of Sicily.
amount of booty, after the Sicilians ask for him to be replaced imm
overturns many of Verres' decisions, soon after arriving in Sicily.
The Sicilians appeal to Cicero to take on the accusation of Verres
Cicero goes to Sicily to collect evidence against Verres.
other pirates, and forces them to retreat from the coast of Sicily.
C.Vergilius warns Cicero not to cross to Sicily.
Q.Valerius take control of Sicily and Sardinia, on behalf of Caesar
C.Cassius attacks Caesar's warships around Sicily.
c:Fam_13.30-39, letters from Cicero to Acilius, proconsul in Sicily.
Julii, Heracleia Pontica, Ilium, Novum Comum, Sinope and in Sicily.
Sextus Pompeius seizes control of the whole of Sicily.
Tiberius Nero and his wife Livia escape from Campania to Sicily.
Tiberius Nero goes from Sicily to Greece, and joins Antonius.
Octavianus and Lepidus launch a combined attack on Sicily.
urs, perhaps including tribunician power, on his return from Sicily.
Octavianus celebrates an ovation, for his victory in Sicily.
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