Quatro tipos de participacao sao atestadas: a recepcao de embaixadas que convidavam para o festival (como a enviada a Ptolomeu VI, para os Jogos de 170/9 a.C.); a participacao como financiadores e organizadores (como Ariarates V da Capadocia, agonoteta em 138/7 a.C.); a recepcao de homenagens como a aclamacao ou a concessao de coroas douradas (como Farnaces e Nisa do Ponto, em 194/3 a.C.); a participacao como competidores nas diversas modalidades hipicas (como Ptolomeu V e Ptolomeu IV em 182/1 a.C.; os quatro irmaos atalidas Atalo II, Eumenes II, Filetairo e Atenaios em 178/7 a.C.; Eumenes II e Atalo II em 170/169 a.C.; Cleopatra II, Ptolomeu VI e Eumenes II em 162/1 a.C.; Mastanabal, principe da Masinissa
, e Ptolomeu VI em 158/7 a.C.; e Alexandre Balas da Siria em 150/9 ou 146/5 a.C.).
J.C, des monnaies numides datant du roi Masinissa
, des monnaies romaines, byzantines et vandales.
The volume embodies an immense scope of historical figures, from Benedict the Moor to the Numidian King Masinissa
to Phillis Wheatley to Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings to Aphra Behn to Amasa Delano to Louis Armstrong.
Jean-Frederic Chevalier details Petratrch's interpretation of Livy's account of Masinissa
's heroism that evolves into pathos in later narrative and drama.
Jugurtha was the adopted son of the Numidian king Micipsa, whose father, Masinissa
, had been an ally of Rome in the protracted struggle with the Carthaginians.
The "Alcaic Ode" which he wrote in the visitors' book of the monastery of the Grande Chartreuse (so much better than Matthew Arnold's verses on a similar occasion!), his translation of the first poem in Book II of Propertius' Elegies, and his Epistle from Sophonisba to Masinissa
, call forth particularly acute commentaries from Mack, who follows Gleckner in seeing the freedom and allusiveness of the Latin poems as furnishing a code in which Gray could hint at his feelings for West.
24.1); he goes on to say that it was originally in the territory of Syphax, then transferred by the Romans to Masinissa
, and was finally made a veteran colony (Apol.
Cornelius Scipio the Younger (autumn 203); defeated by Scipio and Masinissa
at Zama (spring 202); helped to negotiate peace treaty with Rome; elected suffete (196) and promulgated needed reforms and anticorruption measures, but denounced to Rome by his enemies and forced to flee; served Antiochus III the Great of Syria (193-188), for whom he raised and led a small Phoenician fleet against Rhodes (190) but was defeated by Eudamus of Rhodes and L.
Among his Latin works are De viris illustribus (On Illustrious Men); the epic poem Africa, which has Scipio Africanus as its hero and the love of Masinissa
and Sophonisba as its key romantic episode; the dialogue Secretum, which reveals in a debate with St.