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1634, no. 16, ff. 70 Cicero, de divinatione 2. , 2, 33. 107. 71 D. Amand, op. , ch. ii, made a great effort to reconstruct the anti-tatalistic arguments of Carneades, a task which due to its very nature could at best be only partly successful. T= Cf. v. Amim. R E 11. 1921: c. 1930, no. 3,—c. 1932. 73 Strabo, 2, 5. 10 ( f. 116) ; also 3, 4, 4 (f. 157). By means of allegorical interpretation Crates tried to impute to Homer a Stoic concept of geography; Macrobius, sown. , 2, 9, 7; compare A. Schlachteit, Per Globus.
151 F or a while this astrological prediction did not seem likely to be fulfilled. For another slave leader by the name of Salvius, self-styled King Trypho. 153 From 104 until 102 Salvius Trypho retained his commanding position, while Roman armies were unable to quell the rebellion. Then he died, and Athenio became the sole leader of the slave army. His bands roamed through Sicily at will and almost suc ceeded in capturing Messina. Finally, however, the consul Manius Aquillius restored Roman authority.
38. 161; 3 18. 68; de finibtu, 3. 12. 41. 01 This rankled the Romans considerably. ” i. e. nonGreeks, including the Romans. Therefore Cato warned his son never to trust a Greek physician : Plutarch. Cato maior, 23, 3-4. 94 For the republican Rome of 156-155 b . l\ . a Rome whose senate had expelled philosophers and rhetoricians only a few years earlier, this was certainly a gross exaggera tion, to say the least. Greek philosophy in particular remained always somewhat suspect even to educated Romans as a useless hair-splitting pastime of the graeculi, admissible for Romans only in times of enforced retirement from worthier activities, especially from political or military careers.