Flamininus


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Flamininus

(ˌflæmɪˈnaɪnəs)
n
(Biography) Titus Quinctius (ˈtaɪtəs ˈkwɪŋktɪəs). ?230–?174 bc, Roman general and statesman: defeated Macedonia (197) and proclaimed the independence of the Greek states (196)
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[*] Nabis, tyrant of Sparta, conquered by the Romans under Flamininus in 195 B.C.; killed 192 B.C.
Quinctius Flamininus publicly declared the Greek city-states to be "free," albeit under Roman "protection." It was a moment of brilliant diplomacy, because, Sviatoslav Dmitriev suggests, the Romans had no justifiable grounds for interfering in Greek affairs and so used the slogan of freedom to get a foothold in Greek politics.
Quem o obrigava a acreditar que os corvos cairam das nuvens, pela comocao do ar, devido as aclamacoes da Grecia reunida, no momento em que Flamininus (11) lhe anuncia a liberdade?
(26.) Triumphs with war booty obtained from Greece are recorded in connection with the following victories: the sack of Thessaly and Euboia by Quinctius Flamininus in 198-194 B.C.
226, Titus Quinctius Flamininus is called "Flaminius"; and again on p.
Quinctius Flamininus" 125; Bingham, "Consular Provinciae" 200.