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Athenians from delivering up the orators
to Alexander, 12. Demosthenes sufl^eni
himself to be bribed by Harpalus, 181.
is condemned and banisbed, tb. he m re-
called from banishment, 222. he quits
Athens before the arrival of Antipater,
226. he is condemned to die, ib. he puts
an end to his life by poison, 229. the
Athenians ere<^ a statue of brass to him,
ib.

Dercyllidas, surnamed Sisyphus, le-
ceives the command of the Lacedaemo-
nian troops in the room of Thymbron, lii.
326. he takes iBolia from Midas, wh >
had possessed himself of it by putting hi*
mother-in-law Dania to death, 327. he
shuts up the isthmus of the Thracian
Chersonesus, ib. truce concluded be-
tween Dercyllidas, Phamabazus, and
Tissaphemes, 329.

Deucalion, king of Thessaly, iL 242.
deluge of Deucalion, ib.

Dcucetius, chief of the people caDed
Sicilians. His history, iii. 137.

Diieus, one of the chiefs of the Achav
ans, sows discord amongst them, vii. 189.
he takes upon him the command of the
army in the room of Critolaus, 191. his
unfortunate end^ 192.

Diagoras, the Melian, is condemned at
Athens for teaching Atheism, iii. 211.

Dialects. The four dialects of the
Greeks, iL 244.

Dicearchus, formerly admiral of Philip,
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Scopaa in the conspifac^r against Ptole-
my Kpiphanes, vi. 273.

Dicearchus, brother of Thoas, general
of the ^'dolians. He is deputed by them
to Antio€hu«, vi. 284*

Didas, governor ofPaeonia, puts Deme-
trius to death, by order of Philip, vii. 65.

Dido : her historj^, i. 210, &c.

Dinocrates, architect, he presides in
building the temple of Diana at Ephesus
V. 22. singular design of a temple pri«-
posed by nira to Ptolemy Philadelpnus,
▼i. 85.

Dinomenes, one of the commanders of
the army sent by the Syracusans to the
aid of Marcetlus, viii. 25.

Dinon, governor of Damascus, vi. 159.

I>iocles, one of the generals of the Sy-
r&cusans ; hb advice concerning the Athe-
nians taken prisoners in Sicily, iii. 240.

Diocles, ^t(4ian, takes Demetrius, vi.
293.

Diodorus, Athenian, opposes the put-
ling to death of the inhabitants of Mity-
lene, iii. 168.

Diovenes the Csrnic refuses to be ini-
tiated m the mysteries of Ceres Eleusina,
i. SO. he receives a visit from Alexander
the Great, v. 14.

Diogenes, Stoic philosopher, is sent on
an embassy to Rome by the Athenians,
vii. 179.

Dingnetus, admiral of Antiochus the
Great, vi. 159.

Diomedon, one of the generals con-
demned by the Athenians to die for ha-'-
ing left the bodies unburied of those wl o
were killed in the battle of Arginusas.
His speech before his death, iii. 268.

Dion of Syracuse ; his character and
friendship with Plato, iv. 1 15. he per-
suades Dionysius the Elder to have some
conversation with Plato, ih. his marriage
with Arete, daughter of Dionysius, 131.
his magnanimous generosity to Dionysius
the Younger, 135, &c. he becomes odious
to the courtiers, 136. Dion induces Dio-
nysius to invite Plato to his court, 138.
the courtiers spare no pains to discredit
him with Dionysius, 139. he is banished,
142. he resides at Athens, 143. he visits
the other cities of Greece, 144. Dionysius
causes Dion^s estate and effects to be
sold, 14(i, and makes his wife Arete mar-
ry Timocritus, ib. Dion determines to
attack him with open force, ib. &c. he
embarks on board two merchttnt-ships for
SyracuMt 148. he appears before the



walls of the eity, 150. success of his en*
terprise, ib. he defeats the troops of Dio-
nysius, ib. ingratitude of the Syracusans
to Dion, 152. .he ntires to Leontium, 154.
he is recalled by the Syracusans, 155. he
delivers Syracuse, and pardons his ene-
mies, 157, &c. Dion enters the citadel,
which is surrendered to him by the son of
Dionysius, and is reconciled to his wife
Arete, 160. reflection u)>on Dion's mod-
esty, ib. he suffers Heraclides to be put
to death, 161. Calippus conceives the de-
sign of assassinating Dion, and puts it in
execution, 162, &c.

Dion, famous philosopher, sent by the
Egyptians ambassador to Rome against
Ptolemy Auletus, viii. 109.

Dionysius the Elder, tyrant of Syra*
cuse : his peculiar characteristic, iv. 100.
means which he uses for possessing him*
self of the tyranny, 102, &c. he is appoint-
ed generalissimo with unlimited power,
106. he succeeds in having guards as-
signed him, 107, and establishes himself
tyrant, ib. attempts at Syracuse and in
Sicily against him, 108, kc. he makes
preparations for a war with the Cartha-
ginians, 111, &c. the people of Rhcgium
refuse to ally themselves with the tyrant,
114. he marries two wives at the same
time, ib. his friendship and deference for
Dion, 115. he besieges and takes Motya,
117. he is defeated at sea, 118. the Syra-
cusan troops gain an advantage over the
Carthaginians in the absence of Dio-
nysius, ib. new movements at Syracuse
against him, 120. he entirely defeats the
Cfarlhaffinians, and obliges them to quit
Sicily, 122, &c. he punishes the inhabit-
ants of Rhegium, 123, &c. violent pas-
sion of Dionysius for poetry, 125. 128, &c.
reflections upon that taste of his, 126, he
sends his brother Thearides to Olympia
to contest in his name the prizes of the
chariot-race and poetry, 127. new enter-
jmses of Dionysius agamst the Cartha-
ginians, 130. he carries the prize of poetry
at Athens, 131. death of Dionysius, 132.
his character, ib. &c.

Dionysius the Younger succeeds his
father, iv. 134. his conduct in the begin-
ning of his reign, 135. his good qualities,
137. Dion induces Dionysius to cause
Plato to come to his court, 138. m what
manner Plato is received there, 139. won-
derful change occasioned by the presence
of that philosopher, 140. Dionvsius ban-
iihet Dion, 14S. be dismisses Plato, l4tti



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he prMMi Mm to r«lom to Symcun, with
which Plato compriet, 145. Dionysius
|ranu PUio permiiision to return into
Cree<;e, 146. embiiny from DiooysiuKto
Pion, who had possemed hiiMelf uTSyra-
GUM, 151. defeat of Dionysius'a troops,
ib. method which he uses for rendennj;
Dion suspected, ib. he retires into Italy,
153. he reascends the throne, 165. Ice*
cas obliges him to shut himself up in the
citadel or Syracuse, 168. Dionysius treaU
with Timoleon, who sends him to Corinth,
170, &c* wise answer of Dionysius to a
stranger, 171.

Diophanes, Achssn, compels Sel^icua
tora.se the siej^e of Pergamus, vi. 309.

Diopithes, chief of the colony sent by the
Athenians into the Chersone^us, makes
an irruption into the lands of Philip, king
of Macedonia, iv. 301. he is accused by
Philip^s pensioners, and defended by De-
mosthenes, 302.

Discoboli. Those who exerdsed them-
•elves in throwing the discus, i. 52.

Discus. Kind of athletic combat, i.52.

Distribution of lands instituted at Spar-
to by Lycurgus, ii. 248. reflections upon
that institution, 257.

Divinity. Idea of the Divinity implant-
ed in theliearts of all mankind, vL 40.

DodaniDs, the fourth of the sons of Ja-
▼an, ii. 237.

Dodona. Oracle of Dodooa, i. 34.

Dolphin, machine of war, iii. 230.

Domitius ^nobarbus," Sent commis-
sioner by the Romans into Achaia, where
he commits the most enormous oppress
sions, vii. 171, &c.

Donations. How regulated by Solon,
a. 271.

Doric dialect, ii. 244.

Doriroachus, general of the ^toliana,
vi. 174.

Doris, country of ancient Greece : ori-
gin of its inhabitants, ii. 242.

Doris, wife of Dionysius the Elder, iv.
114.

Dorus, second son of Helen, gives his
name to Doris, ii. 242.

Dor^laus, one of Mithridates's gen-
erals, is defeated by Sylla in the pkiins
of Orchomenus, viii. 60.

Doryphori. Body of troops, guards of
the kings of Pesia, ii. 196.

Draco, legislator of Athens, ii. 265. his
^ws are annulled by Solon, 268.

Drypetis, Hepfat»tion*s widow. She is
dflsiroyed perfidiousiy by Aexana, v. 220. ,



eonsid. oc

fleet fitted out by the Romans, i. S43. he
n the first of the Romans who triumphed
for a victory at sea, ib.

Dymnus conspires against Alexander,
V. 1 16. he runs himself through with his



sword, 117.



Dyrra<



160.
i Epidamnam.



KcB AT Air A, capital city^ of Media : its
foundation, ii. 75. description of thai
city, 76.

Ecnomus, a city (^Sicily, &inous fbr
a victory of the Roouuis over the Cairtha-
ginians, i. 244.

Education of children amongst, the Per-
sians, ii. 98. at Sparta, 251. in Crete,
iv. 56. at Athens, 83. fatal effects of a
bad education, especially to princes, iL
228.

Eetion, admiral of the Athenians, is
defeated by Clitus, commander of the
Macedonian fleet, v. 225.

Egisimachus, oflicer in Alexander's
army. Rashness that costs him his life,
V. 153.

Egesta, city of Sicilj^ : its foundation,
iii. 199. its inhabitants iroplwe the aid of
Athena against the Syracusans, 200.

Eggs, manner in which the Egyptians
hatch them without hens, L 153.

Ec3^ divided into three parts, i. 117.
Upper Egypt, or Thebais, 118. Middle
Eg\pt, or Heptanorois, 119. Liower
Egypt, or Delu, 132. fertility of Egypt,
155. Egyptian monarchy, 160. Egypt
subjected by the Persians, ii. 181, and
afterwards by the Macedonians, ▼. 7J.

Ezyptians : manners end customs of
the Egyptians, i. 135. of their kinss and
government, ib. of their laws, 137. of ,
tne priests and religion of the Egyptians,

141. absurd worship of different di'vi, '.ties, |

142. reasons for this worship, 145. funeral
ceremonies, 147. ofthesoldiery and wars I
of the Egyptians, 149. of the manner in i
which they cuItiva^'Hl the arts end sci- '
ences, 151. of their husbandmen, ahep- j
herds, and artisans, 152. i

Eion, city of Thrace : unhappy fate of '
that city, iii. 84.

Elatsea, city of Phocis, falls into Philip'i
hands, iv. 316.

Eleazar, Simon's brother, high-priest
of the Jews, exercises that oflice during
themiosrity of Qnias, vi. 10.



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Eleazvt doctor of the law, prafera

death to eating impure me&ts, vii. 77.

Eteazar, oa<j of ihc sons ul' iMaltathias,
sacntices himsetf in a battie to deliver his
pecjple, vii. 217.

Eleazar, uf the sect of the Pharisees,
[onus a false accusation against Hyr-
tanus, vi;. 260, &c.

Electryoii, king of Mycenae, ii. 239.

Elephants ; description of those ani-
mals, V. 147. manner of taking them, ib.

Eieusis, a small city of Attica, where
the Athenians celebrated a feast in hon-
our of Ceres, i. 28.

Elis, province of Pebponnesus, where
the Olympic games were celebrated, iii.

Elisa. See Dido.

Elishah, son or Javan, settles in Pelo-
ponnesus, ii. 236.

Eloijuence; definition of it, iii. HI.
of what eloquence united with the love
of the public ^ood is capable, iv. 319.
how necessary it is to a prince or a states-
man, 306. it was the pr'wcipal study of
the youth of Athens and Rome, 82. de-
fects contrary to true eloc^ueuce, 325.

Elos, city in the territory of Sparta,
•ubjecled by the Lacedaemonians, i. 95.

Elymais, a city of Persia, supposed to
be very rich, vii. 86.

Embalming. Manner of embalming
bodies among the Egyptians, i. U/.

Emilius (Q.) gives Pyrrhus advice of |
the design to poison him, vi. 58. i

Einpedocles, of Agrigeutuin, J'yth k>
gorean philosopher, having gvine'l tf.e'
pnze in the Olympic games, .egaics tha
people, i. 6U.

Empires. See Kingdoms.

Envy, a disease of the mind scarce
ever cured, v. 267.

Epaminondas, Theban, his character,
iv. 184. his conduct in the conspiracy
ftgainst the tyrants of Thebes, 185. he
,oes to Sparta to treat of peace, 195. he
gains a great victory over the Laccdae-
noonians n< ar Leucira, 198. he ravages
Lacoiiia, 201, and advances to the gates
of Sparta, 202. at his return he is ac-
cused, before the people and acquitted,
204. he marches against Alexander, ty-
rant of Pherse, and delivers Pelopidas
out of his hands, 213. he returns to
Thebes, ib. he i** placed at the head of the
Theban army, 217. his second attempt
against Sparta, ib. his famous victory at
Mantinasa, 220. he is mortally wounded

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in the batUe, fb. his detth» fSt, and eu-
logy, ib.

E(>eratus, by the influence of Apelles,
Philip's minister, is appointed general of
the Acheeans, vi. 177. he is held in uni-
versal conlonipt^ 189.

Ephesus, city of Ionia, u. 243.

Ephialtes, orator, endeavours to pre-
vent the Athenians ijrom aiding the Lace-
daemonians, iii. 103.

Ephori, magistrates of Sparta : their
institution, ii. 248. their authority, ib.

Epicerdus, of Cyrene: his generosity
to the Athenians, iv. 267.

Epic poem, its origm, i. 66.

Epicrates, one of the generals of An-
tiochus the Cyzicenian, betrays the in-
terests of that prince, and treats secretly
with Hyrcanus, vii. 259.

Epicrates, porter at Athens ; raillery
of that Athenian upon the deputies that
had been sent into Persia, iv. 208.

Epicydes, Athenian. His little cou-
rage and avarice, iii. 24. he suffers him-
self to be brought over by Theniistocles,
ib.

Epicydes, Carthaginian, sent by Han-
nibal to Hieronymus, remains with that
prince, viii. 18. after the death of Hiero-
nymus, he demands to retucp to Hanni-
bal, 21. he is elected magistrate of Sy-
racufie, 23. he marches to the aid of
Lpontlum, and is put to flight by Mar-
cel! jp, 25. " he usurps the supreme an-
tliO'ity at Syracuse, afUr having caused
the magii^trates to be put to death, 26.
ho retires to Agrigentum, when he sees
Marcellus master of Syracuse, 34.

Epidamnum, or Dyrrachium, a mari-
time city of Macedonia, iii. 117.

Epigoni: signification of that word,
V. 179.

Epipolse, part of the city of Syracusef
iii. 214.

Epirus : geographical description of it,
ii. 233. history of its kings, i. 113.

Episthenes of Arophipolis, officer in
the army of Cyrus the .Younger, iii. 302.

Equality. It is the soul of^ popular
governments, ii. 267. it is the basb and
tie of liberty, iv. 56.

Erasinides, one of the Athenian cap-
tains who gained the battle of Arginusse,
iii. 264. on his return he is condemned
to die with his colleagues, 268.

Erasistratus, physician, famous for hu
address and penetration in discovering
the cause of Antiochiis^s sickness, yL S8.



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IdBfefADMBi, ii.ua

Eretria, cit^ of EuboBA, mipp«irts the
loiiiiun m I heir revolt agairwt the Per-
sians, i*. .''•^?. it M destroyed by the Per-
sian*, 33d

Ertfir.im, Corinthian, supplies Aratna
with iho ni«Mn4 of seizing the citadel of
Corinth, vi. U^.

Eaarhaddon ascends the throne ef As-
syria, ii. 64. he makes himself master
a!ir Bahylon and the land of Israel, ib. he
carries away Manassefa, king of Judah,
ilk his death, ib.

Evculapius, inventor of medicine, ii.
t09. his knowledge occasions his being
ranked in the number of the gods, ib.

Eftther causes the fatal edict of Ahas-
uerus agauMt the Jews to be revoked, u.
182.

Etolia. See ^tolia.

Eiolians. 8ee ifitolians.

Eva^uras, king of Saianns, iii. S67.
brief history of that prince, ib. his war
with Artaxerxes Mnenion, 359. charac*
ter and panegyric of Evacoras, 361^

Evagfiras, son of Nicocles, is deprived
of the throne (^ 8alamis by Protagoras,
iv. 2oI. he demands in vain to be rein-
stated, £54. tragical end of that prince, ib.

Evalctis, funeral of the Lacedtemo-
nian cavalry, is killed in a battle by Pyr^
rfain, vi. 69.

E vender of Crete, general of the aux-
iliaries to Perseus, is sent by that prince
to assassinate Eunienes, vii. lOs. he
prevenu Perseus from improving the ad-
vantage he had gained over the Romans,
ISO. atiiichmcnt of E vender to Perseus,
150. that prince causes him to be killed,
152.

EubcBS, isle of Greece, ii. 235. sub-
jected by the Athenians, iii. 116. the
Laceds.'monians seize if, 253. Antiochus
takes thai island, vi. 299. it is soon after
taken from him by the consul Acihus,
303.

Euchidas, of PlatsBie, undertakes to
brino the sacred fire from Delphi, iii. 53.
he dies at liis return, ib.

Eucliil, of Me^ara, founder of the
Mcvarean sect, his ardour to hear So-
crates, IV. 17.

Euctidas, Lacedaemonian. His brother
Cloofiienefi, king of Sparta, makes him
reign with hiin. vi. 129. he is routed at
tffe battle of Selasia, where he com-
nandod parr of the army, 143»

Cud4uiidHUi« Lacedraofiian, oooi>



nmnds in the war against Olynthoi, iv
180.

Evil-merodach, king of Bahylon, ii. 71.

Eulieu9, eunuch : Md education which
he gives Ptolemy Philometor, whose guT-
emor he was, vii. 67.

Eumenes, general in Alexander's army.
Provinces that fell to him after that
prince's death, v. 218. his marriage with
Barsina, 219. he retires to Perdiccas,
who putii him into possession of Cspps-
docia, 235. victory of Eumenes over
Neoptolemus, and then over Cratenis
and Neoptolemus together, 237. he kills
the latter with his own hand in the battle,
238. he is defeated by Antigonus, aud
mlhres into the castle of Nora, where he
is besieged, 241. he is betrayed by his
troops, 269, delivered up to Antigonus,
270, and put to death, ib. praise of Eu-
menes, ib.

Eumenes I. nephew of Philetaenis,
succeeds his uncle m the kingdom of Pei^
gamus, vi. 76. he gains a great victory
over Antiochus Soter, who came to pos-
sess himself of his dominions, 77. he at-
tacks Antiochus Hierax, who was en-
gaged in a war against his brother, 94.
he abandons himself to excesses, which
occasion his death, ib.

Eumenes II. succeeds his father At-
tains in the kingdom of Pergaraos, vi.
259. he refuses the alliance of Antiorhiw,
286. be is besieged in his capital by Se-
leucus, 309. the Romans deliver him, ih.
dispute between Eumenes and the Uho-
dians, concerning the Greek cities of
Asia, 321, &c. he offers a considerahls
sum to the Achseans, and with what
view, vii. 17. war of Eumenes with
Pnisias, 30, and Phamaccs, 35. be »en<is
deputies to Rome to complain of Pbiiipi
36. he goes to Rome himself to infonn
the Romans of the secret ititrignes of
Perseus, 101. Perseus endeavours to rid
himself pf Eumenes, first by assassina-
tion, 103) and then by poiiton, ib. Eii*
menes gives ear to tbe proposals of P«^
sens, 137. he is suspected by the Roman-^ |
nnd cannot obtain permission to entet
Rome, 175. the senate sends commis-
sioners to inquire into his conduct, 1*6.
death of Einnenes, 177. his panegynci
ib. famous library founded by bun ^ I
Pergamiis, ili.

EunMtJpidie, priests of Ceres, soccer
sors of Euniolpus, who first excrciN^
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EunomuSf king of Sparta, is killed in
a popular commotion, i. 96.

Eunuchs. The use of thcni intro-
duced by Cyrus in the East, ii. I4€. in-
fluence and power which they acquired
with their princes, ib.

Euphaes, kirtg of Messenia, is attacked
by the Lacedsenioiiians, i. 98. he is
Wounded in battle near Ithorae, 99. ad-
judges the prize of valour lo Arisloroe-
neis, 101. he dies of his wounds, ib.
Eupolis, comic poet, i. 80.
Euripidas heads a detachment of the
Elaeans lu ravage the territory of Sicyon,
vi. 175. he falls into the hands of Philip,
ib.

Euripides, trazte poet, i. 71. charac-
ter of that poet, 73, &c/

Euriptolemus undertakes the defence
of the generals condemned by the Athe-
nians after the battle of the ArginussR,
iii. 269.

Eurybiades, Lacedsemonian, rs a|)-
poiiited generalissimo of tlie Greeks in
pnfcrence to Themistooles, iii. 26. the
latter p»irsuades him to fight in the straits
of Saiamis, 33, the Lacedaftmonians de-
cree him the prize of valour, 41.

Eurydice, wife of Amyntas, king of
Macedonia, prevails. upon Iphicrates, by
her entreaties, to reinstate her children
u^iori the throne of their father, iv. 272.

Eurydice, wife of Aridaeus ; Olympias
causes' her to be put to death, v. 186.

Eurydice, Athenian, wife of Ophelias,
V. 284. after her husband^s death she
marries Demetrius, ib.

Eurydice, widow of Ptolemy Soter,
marries her daughter Ptolemais to De*
metriti!*, vi. 14.

Euryelns, an eminence near Syracuse,
leading to Epipolae, iii. 214.

Eurylochus, chief magistrate of the
Mnguetes, influences them against the
Romans, vi. 291.

Eurymedon, general of the Athenians,
ia condemned to pay a great fine, and
why, ill. IS8. he goes into Sicily to the
aid' of Nicias, 226. he is killed in a bat-
fle,2S4.
Eurviithenes, king of Sparta, i. 95.
Eiirystheus, king of MycenoB, famous
for the twelve labours which he made
Hercules luidertske, :i. 239.

Eurytion, or Enrypon, king of Sparta,
renounces some part of the absolute pow-
er of the kings m favour of the people, i.



Euthycrates, chief m^fistratfi of Olyii-
thus, puts that city into Phihp*s handsi
iv. 294.

Eiithydemus, appointed by the. Athen*
ians to command, jointly with Nicias,
ii trees that general to '^og^gn in a sea*
fight, wherein he is worsted, io. 229.

Euthydemus, king of Baclna, makes
an honourable peace with Antiochus,
who intended to dethrone him, vi. 229.

Exemption, or immuniiief, granted by
the Athenians to those who had rendered
their country great services, iv. 266.

Exenetes, of Agrigentum, victor in the
Olympic games, enters that city in tri-
uniph, iv. 102.

Exiles, name giv<>n the citizens expel-
led by Nabis from Sparta, vi. 224. sup*
ported by fhe Aehaeans, they conunit
great cruelties at Sparta, vii. 4. they ac-
cuse the Achoeans at Rome, 21. conse-
quence of that accusation, 32, &c.

Ezra obtains perniissu'n of Artaxerxes
Longimanus to return yt .l^rusalem, iii.
94. he arranges the Holy Scriptures into
their proper order, 96.

Fabius Maximus (Quintus), is ap-
pointed dictator, i. 287. his trautious con-
duct in respect to HannibaU ih. &c. th«
people give Mimicius, general of the
horse, equal power with hmi, 290. Fa-
bius extricates him out of a danger in
which his ill conduct had engaged him,
291.

Fabius Maximus,^sen of Pauhis ^mi-
fins, dijitiuguishes himself in the war
against Perseus, vii. 143.

Fables. Authors to whom the inven-
tion of them is ascribed^ ii. 294. use of
fables in respect tcrtke education of chil-
dren, ib.

Fabricius is deputed by the Romans to
Pyrrhus. yi. 52. he commands in the war
against that prince, 57.

Faith. It is (he surest bulwark of a
state, iii. 185. and a quality essential to
a prince, 321. breach of faith often one of
the princiftal causes of the ruin of enft*
pires, ii. 229, &c.

Famine in Egypt in the time of the
emperor Trajan, 1. lo8.

Fannius (C), Roman officer, distin-
gui^ihes himself at the siege of Carthage,
li. 26.

Farmers of Taxes, people who pay
little regard to merit, iv. 77. their want
of bumanity, viii. 75, 76«



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FwliTtlt, MWnted at Athens L 24,
lie. and at LacadaNiion, tii. 63.

Fimbria, commander of the Ramaaa
in Aaia, defeats the Iroopa of Mithridatea,
▼tii. jO. he killaFiaccua, seizes that con-
mrs army, and raarckea against Mithri-
dales, 63. upon beinx abuidoned by his
troofHi, be kills himself in despair, 64.

Fiaocua (L. Valerius) is elected con-
Mil, and marchf's against Mithridatea,
Tiii. 50. he is killed by Fimbria, 63.

]>*lamiainu8 (Quinetus) is deputed by
the Roinana to Prusias, i. 321 . he is elect-
fid consiif, and marches acainst Philip,
king ofMacedonia, vi. t46. he gains a firaC
advantage over that prince, 850. different
expeditions ofFlamininus in Phocis, 251.
he is ooniintied in the command as pro-
consul, 255. he has an ineffectual inter-
view with Philip, 256. he gains a great
victory over that prince near Scotusa and
Cynoscephalae, 263, and concludes a
peace with him, 266. honours and ap-
plauses which he receives in the Isthmian
fames, 268. he makes war against Nabis,
lb. besieges him in Sparta, 279, and
fp-ants h«m (wace, 280. he enters Rome
tn triumph, 283.

Flaminius (C), consul, marches
against Hannibal, i. 285. he is defeated
and killed near the lake of Thfasymenus,
287.

Flattery. Causes of the propensity of
princes to be seduced by flattery, ii. 87.

Fortifications of the ancients, ii. 202.

Four hundred men invested with all
authority at Athens, and abuse it tyran-
nically, iii. 250. their t»ower is annulled,
£52.

French. Ideas ^•hich people enter-
tained of the ancient Oaula, vii. 7. what
passed at the siege of Phil ipsburgh ought
Co undeceive those who have &e same
idea of the modem French, ib.

Friendship, fundamental law of it, iii.
831.

Fulvia, Antony's wife, very active at
Rome for her husband's interests, viii.
128.

Funerals. Funeral ceremonies in
Egypt, i. 102. at Athens, iii. 102.

OABi-fiiTs, Pompey's lieutenant, sub-
^ecU pan of Syria, viii. 199. he com-



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