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Persia in saJTety, iii. 80.

Nicolaus, one of Ptolemy's generals,
refuses to desert with Theodotus, and
continues to adhere to Ptolemy, vi. 159,
Nicolaus, a venerable old man, ha-
rangues the Syracusans, to dissuade them
from condemning the Athenian generals,
in. 240.
Nicomedes I. king of Bith]rnia, i. 110.
Nicomedes 11. son of Prusias, king of
Bithynia, goes to Rome, vii. 179. he kills
bis father, who had given orders for mui^
dering him, and reigns in his stead, ib. he
sets up a child under the name of Ariar-
athes, and causes the kinedom of Cap-
padocia to be demanded tor him of the
Komans, viii. 47. his death, 48.

Nicomedes III. ascends the throne of
Bithynia, viii. 48. he is dethroned by
Mithndates, ib. the Romans reinstate
him, ib. he is again exuelled by Mithn-
dates, 51. Sylla reconciles him and Mith-
ndates, who restores him his dominions,
63. Nicomedes, in gratitude for the serw
tices of the Romans, at his death leaves
the Roman people his heirs, 68.

Nicostratus of Argos commands one
of the detachments of Ochus's army in
that prince's expedition into Egypt, iv.

Nicostratus, pretor of the Aeheans,
defeats the troops of Androsthenes, who
commanded for Philip at Corinth, vi. 265.

Nflsm, SOB of Codnis, ttCltos M Ant
Minor, ii. 243.

Nile, river of Afnca, its souroei, i.
125. cataracts of the Nile, 126. causes
of its inundation, ib. time that its inun-
dation continues, 127. measure or depth
of its inundation, ib. canaki of the Z9ue,
129. fertility occasioned by the Nile, ib.
double prospect occasraned by the Nile,
131. canal of commonicatkm between
the two seas by the Nile, ib.

Nimrod, founder of the Assyrian em-
pire, ii. 44. history confounds him with
nis son Ninus, ib. Scripture places him
very near^Abraham ; for what reason,

Nmeveh, city of Assyria, its ibunda^
tion, ii. 45. description of that city, 46.
kings of Nineveh, ib. &c. destructiOB of
that city, 80.

Ninus, king of Assyria, succeeds Nin^
rod, and is often confounded with that
prince, ii. 46. he builds Nineveh, 47. his
expedition against the Bactrians, ib. he
marries Senuramis, and has a s(» by her|
48. he dies soon after, ib.

Ninyas, son of Ninus and Semiramis,
reigns in Assyria, ii. 57. effeminacy and
indolence of that prince, ib.

Nitocris, cjueen of Babylon, iL 71. ii»>
scription which she causes to be put upon
her tomb, ib.

No-Amon, famous city of Egypt, i. 176.

Nobility. Wherein true nobuity con*
sists, V. 270.

Nomi, or governments, of Egypt, i.

Numidians, people of Africa, i. 260.
their principal force consisted in cavaliy,
ii. 7.

Nypsius, general of Dionysius the
Younger, relieves the citadel or Syracuse
closely besieged by the Syracusans, ivr
154. he bums and plunders part of the
city of Syracuse, 156. Dionvsius drives
him out of Syracuse, of which he had
made himself roaster, 165.

Nysa, nurse of Bacchus, vi. 24.



of Lucullus, viii. 74.

Obbdibncc : model of it in the odu*
cation of the Spartan youth, ii. 260. means
necessary to be used for obtaining volun-
tary obedience, 99.

Obelisks of Enmt« <• 1^

Ocha, sister of Ochus, is buned alivs
faj Older of that priaee, vh 24a



OdMM t^M Um BMM of Duwi, ibr

baring put a stop to the iuolence of
Smordis tfao Ma«pan, ii. 297. 8oe Da>-

OchiM, ton of Artaxeixw LoogiauuiiM,
imrchfs at the head of a great aimy
against S<^dianM, iii. 180. be gets that
pnnce into hie haads, and mita him to
death, ib. &c. he ascends toe throne of
Persia, and changes his name 6rom Ochus
to Darius, ib. See Darius Nothus.

Ochus, son of Artaxeraes, Moemoa,
opens his way to the MD^r« by the
der of his brothers, ir. 2S5. he ascends
the throne of Persia, and takes the name
of Artaxerxes, S39. cruelties which he
commits, ib. his successful expeditions
against Phanicia, Cyprus, ana £gypt,
t52, &C. after those expeditions he UMin-
dons himself to pleasures, S57. he is
poisoned by Bagoas, ib.

Ootavia, viidow of Mar^ellus, and sis-
ter ofyoung Caosar, marries Antony,
yiii. 130. she leaTes Rome to go to An-
tonjr, and airives at Athens, 131. Antony
forbids her to come any farther, ib. she
returns to Rome, ib. aiSront which she
receives from Antony, 136.

Octavius (Cn.) prsetor, commands the
Roman fleet against Perseus, viL 133,
&c. means which he uses to make that
prince quit the island of Samothracia,
which was deemed a sacred and invkila-
ble asylum, 151. Perseus puts himself
into bis hands, 154. Octavius receives
the honour of a triumph, 162. The Ro-
mans send him to Syria as ambassador,
^16. he is murdered there, 223. the sen-
Ate erect a statue to him, ib.

Octavius, Crassus's lieutenant, en-
deavours in vain to console him for his
defeat, vii. 311. he accompanies that
ceneral in hu interview with Surena, 314.
he is killed in defendiiu; him, 316.

Odeon, or theatre or music at Athens,
ui. 109.

Oebares, Darius's groom, by his ad-
dress secures the crown of Persia to his
master, ii. 177.

Oebazus, Persian lord, barbarous cru-
elty of Darius towards him, ii. 317.

CEconomy. It is one of the principal
constituents of politic&l ability, iiu 113.

Olthaces, king of Colchis, is subdued
by Pompey, who makes him serve as an
ornament in his triumph, viii. 106.

Olympia, castle in the neighbourhood
of Syracuse, iiL 214


CHjrmpnas. BpoefaaoTlheCHfaviidr

Olympiss, daughter of Neoptolemni,
is married to Phifip, king of Macedonia,
and has by that prince Alexander the
Great, iv. 278. I^ilip repudiated her,
3^ Alexander earries her to Epirus,
3S1. PdvsperdioQ recalls her firom Epi-
rus, whither she had retired duiing Airti-
pater's regency, and divides the govern-
ment with her, v. 245. Olympias causes
Aridaeos, and his wife Eurydioe, to be
put to death, 258. Cassander besieges
tier in Pydna, whither she had retired,
takes her prisoner, and puts her to death,

Olympic Solen^n games of Greece,
i. 44. ladies admitted to them, 58.

Olynthus, city of Thrace, iv. 180. the
Lacedemonians declare war against it,
ib. it is compelled .to surrender, 182.
Oljrnthus, upon the point of being be-
sieged by Philip, implores the aid d[ the
Athenians, 290. Philip makes himself
master of that city by the treason of two
of its citizens, and plunders it, 293.

Onesicritus, philosopher and iustorian:
Alexander deputes him te the Brach-
mans, to engage them to join in his traun,
V. 161. he can prevail upon none of thera
to do so, except Calanus, 162.

Onesimus, Macedonian lord, not being
able to dissuade Perseus from making
war with the Romans, quits his party,
and retires to Rome, vii. 130.

Onias, son of Jaddus, high-priest of
the Jews, succeeds his father, v. 241. his
death, vi. 3.

Onias, high-priest of the Jews, makes
himself venerable for his piety, vii. 58.
he refuses Heliodwus the treasures kept
in the temple of Jerusalem, ib. &c. he
is deposed by the intrigues of Jason his
brother, 62. his death, 64.

Onias, son of the former, bavins failed
of the high-priesUiood, retires into Egypt,
vii. 228. he builds a temple there for tne
Jews, ib.

Onomarchus, brother of Philomeliis,
general of the Fhocaeans, takes upoo him
Uie command of the troops in his stead,
iv. 285. he is defeated by Philip, and
killed in the battle, 286. his body is fitst*
ened to a gibbet, ib.

Onomastes, governor of Thrace fof
Philip, executes the cruel decree of that
prince against the people of Mstoimm.
vii. 22.




OpheDas, governor of Libya and Cy-
renaica, rerolts against Ptolemy, and
renders himself independent, ▼. 284. he
suffers hioMelf to be seduced by Agatho-
cles, and carries him troops into the
country of the Carthasinians, i. 237.
Agathoclfss puts him to death, 238.

(>ppii]8, Roman proconsul, marches
against Mithridates, and is taken pris-
oner, TJii. 60.

Oracles : famous ones of antiquity, i.
34. of Dodona, 35. of Trophonius in
BoBotia, ib. of the Branckide, ib. of
Claros, ib. of Ddphi, 36. usual charac-
ter of oracles, 38. whether they are to
be ascribed to the operation of devils, or
the knavery of men, 39.

Orations : funeral orations pronounced
in Greece over the tombs of those who
had died fighting for their country, iii. 162.

Orator: quality most essential to an
orator, iv. 261, 262.

Orchestra, part of the theatre of the
ancients, i. 84.

OrchomenuB, part of Bceotia, where
(he battle between Sylla and Archelaln-
was fought, viii. 60.

Orestes, son and successor of Aga-
memnon, king of Mycene, ii. 239.

Orestes, Roman commissary, goes to
Corinth, and notifies to the Adieans the
decree of the senate for separating seve-
ral cities from their league, vii. 188. he
flies to escape the violence of the people,

Oretes, governor of Asia Minor for
Cambyses. puts Polycrates to death, and
seizes the island of Samos, ii. 172. Da-
rius puts him to death, 300.

Oroandes^ of Crete, promises Perseus
to receive him into his ship, and embarks
part of -the riches of that prince, vii. 152.
ne runs away with those treasures, ib.

Orobazus is sent ambassador to Sylla
ov Arsaces, king of Parthia, to make an
alliance with the Romans, viii. 47. Ar-
saces puts him to death at his return, ib.

Orodes, king of Parthia, vii. 299. war
of that prince with the Romans under
Crassus, ib. Orodes, jealous of the glory
Surena had acquired by the defeat of
Crassus, puts him to death, 318. grief of
that prince for the death of his son Pa^
corus, 822. he chooses Phraates for his
■ueeessor, who causes him to be put to
OrooMMdes, dhnniky woiahipped by the

^ ,ii.21«.

Y t

Orontes, son-in-law of Artaierzet
Mneroon, commands the land army of
that prince in the war Against Evagoras,
iii. 359. he accuses Tiribazus fukely,
360. he terminates the war with Evago*
ras by a treaty of peace, ib. Artazerxes
punishes him for his false accusation, 364.

Orontes, governor of Mysia, joins with
the province of Asia Minor in their re-
volt against Artazerxes Mnemon, and
then betrays them, iv. 234.

Orphans : Charondas's law in favour
of them, iii. 142.

Orsaces, an old general, accompanies
Pacorus in his expedition by order of
Orodes, vii* 319. he is killed in a battle,

Orsinis, governor of Pasargads, re-
establishes good order throughout the
whole province, v. 175. he goes to meet
Alezander with magnificent presents, ib.
he is put to death in consequence of the
secret intrigues of the eunuch Bagoas,

Orthia. Inhuman worship r^dered by
the Lacedemonians to Diana, sumamed
Orthia, iii. 257.

Ortygia^sland near Syracuse, iii. 287.

Osiris, Persian lord, marches at the
head of an army against Megabyzus, iii.
93. he is defeated and taken prisoner, ib.
Megabyzus generously sends him back
to Artazerzes, ib.

Ostanes, chief of the Magi, accom-
panies Xerxes in his expedition against
Greece, iii. 56.

Ostracism, a kind of sentence amongst
the Athenians, by which persons were
condemned to banishment, ii. 845. the
banishment of H^erbolus puts an end
to the ostracism, liu 196.

Osymandias, king of Esypt, i. 162.
magnificent edifices which he causes to
be erected, ib. famous library formed
by that prince, ib. his tomb surrounded
with a circle of gold, which Cambyses
aflerwards took away, 163.

Otanes, Persian lord, discovers the
imposture of Smerdis the Magiao, by
the means of his dauj^hter, ii. 175. he
forms a conspiracy against that usurper,
ib. he re-establishes Syloson, tyrant of
Samos, 306.

Othryades, Lacedaeroonian, obtains the
victory Tor the Lacedemonians over the
Argives by his vatour, L 97. he kills him-
self upon the field of battle, ib.

Ox^es, brother of Darius, diatift-




rMhiiMnTaithe Uttla of Imh, v.
Alezuder puu Bmsus into hb
nands, to inflict upon that traitor tho ptm-
whinent ho deoenred, 124.

Oxyartes, Peman prince, entertaina
Alexander in his house, and gives him
his daughter Roiana in inarriafe» t. 140.

Oxycfrace, people of India, t. 166.
their capital besieced and taken by Alex-
ander, ib. Uiey sunnit to that prince, 166.

Oxyrinchus, aty of the Lower The-
hias. i. 146. wonder related of that city
hy the Abb^ Fleury in his Ectjesiastical
History, ibid.

Pacorus, son of Orodes, lung of the
Parthians, enters Syria at the head of an
army, and besieges Antioch,.vii. 319. he
raises the siege of that ci^, and is do*
feated in a battle, ib. he returns mto
Syria, and is defeated and kUled in a bat^
tie, 322.

Pedaretus, Lacedemonian: his love
of his country, ii. S53.

Pagan. S^efinition of a Pagan by Tei^
tuUian, iii. 85. See Paganism.

Paganism. General reflections upon
Papism, i. 23, &c. absurdities of Pa-
ganism, 33. what the highest perfection
to be expected from it was, iiL 143.

Palamedes, tragedy written by Eu-
ripides on the occasion of the death of
Socrates, iv. 41.

Palestine, province of Syria, i. 22.

Palestre, public schools in which the
athletas exercised themselves in wrest-
iin||, i. 49.

Palica, city of Sicily, near which there
was a temple famous for the sanctity of
the oaths taken there, iii. 137.

Palisades, difference of those used by
the Greeks and Romans in fortifying
their cunps, vi. 259.

Pammenes commands the troops sent
by the Thebans to the aid of Artabazus,
and occasi<His his gaining two considera-
ble victories, iv. 2«).

Pammenes, Athenian eeneral, marches
to the aid of the city of Megalopolis, be-
sieged by the Lacedaemonians, iv. 248.

Famphylia, province of Asia Minor,
L 21.

Panathensea, festival celebrated at
Athens, i. 25.

Pancratium, kind of combat amongst
the ai\cients, L £1, &c. Panetius, Stoic
ihUosopher : he accompanies Scipio in his
r to the kings of the East, vii. 240.

PaBtanchiM, Psnaya'a i

Gentius, engages that prinoe in his mas-
ter's interest against the Romans, viL 138.

Panthea, wife of Abradatus, is taken
prisoner by Cyrus, iu 110. conduct of
that prince in regard to her, ibw sbebrings
over her husband to Cyrus, HI. her dis-
oourse with him beHore he sets out fer the
battle, 122. the excess of her grief upon
the death of Abradates, 126. she stabs
heraelf with a damr, and UJia dead up-
on her luisband, u7.

P^>hlagonia, province of Asia Minor,

Papiria, mother of the second Scipit
Afncanus: magnificent liberality of Scipiu
in regard to her, ii: 30.

Papyrus, plant of Egypt : descriptioB
of it, u 156.

Para>u8, .au of the lentimate children
of Pericles, dies of the plaeue, iii. 157.

Paraaan^ measure of distaneo pecu-
liar to the Persians, iii. 321.

Parchment: invention of parchment,

Paris, Trojan, returning home with
Helen, whom ho had carried off, is driven
by a tempest into (me of the mouths of
the Nile, 1. 170. Proteus, king of Egypt,
obliges him to leave Helen with ^im,
and to quit Egypt, ib. Paris returns to
Troy, ib.

Parmoiio, ono of Alexander's general^
is placed at the head of the infimtty, ia
the expedition of that prince against the
Peraians,and does him great service, v.
17. he seizes the pass of Syria, and makes
himself master of the small city of lasos,
35. Alexander confides the treasures laid
up in Damascus, and the keeping of the
prisoners, to him, 46. Parmenio advises
that prince to accept Darius's offers, 66.
surprise of Parmemo, on seeing Alexan*
ander prostrate himself before the hi^
priest Jaddus, 68. Alexander causes hun
to be killed as an accomplice in the oon-
spu^cy of Phibtas, 122. eulogy of Par-
menio, ib.

Parmys, daughter of the true Smerdis,
marries Darius, ii. 297.

Parricide. Reasons that prevented So-
lon from making any law against that
crime, ii. 273. ^

ParthenisB, name given to the iBegiti-
mate children of the Lacedaemoniaas :
when grown up, they banish themselves
from Sparta, and aettla at Tarentum a
Italy, u 99.




PitftiMiHiiif tcmpw Of Blinorfft &t
Athens, iii. lOB.

Partbia, country of the Parthiant, pro»
▼ince of Upper Aria, i. 21. beginmii of
the empire of the Parthiana, vii. z96.
kings of Parthia from Araaces I. to Oro-
dos, 297, fcc.

Parsrsatis, sister and wife of Darius
Kothus, iii« 181. her influence over her
husband, ib» extreme ibndness of Pary-
satis for her son CyniSj ib. she obtains
pardon of Artaxerxes tor that son, and
causes him to be sent bacic to his ffovem*
ment, 280. cruelty and jealousy of Pary-
satis, 824. she poisons Statira, 826. Ar-
taxerxes confines her in Babylon, ib.

Pasargada, dty of Persia, submits to
Alexander, ▼. 103.

Patarberais, officer of Apri^, not hav-
ing been able to seize Amasis in the midst
of^lhe revolted Egyptians, is treated in
the most cruel manner by that prince, i.

Patisithes, chief of the Magi, places his
brother Smerdis upon the throne of Per-
sia, ii. 173. he is killed with his brother,

Patroclus, governor of Babylon for Se-
leucus, abanoons that city upon the ap-
proach of Demetrius, and retu-es into the
marshes, ▼. 280.

Patrochus commands the fleet sent by
Ptolemy Philadelphus to the aid of the
Athenians berieged by Anticonus Grona-
tas, vi. 74. he returns into cgypt, and at
C annus causes Sotades the satiric poet
to be put to death, ib.

Patrochis. Athenian, dtes Demosthe-
nes before tne radges, as a violator of the
laws, iv, 265. bad success of his accusa-
tion, ib.

Patron, genersl of the Greeks in the
pay of Danus, advises that prince in vain
to confide the guard of his person to the
Greeks, v. lOl.
Paulus Emilius. See iEmilius.
Pausahias, kins of Lacedemon, com-
mands the army of the Greeks jointly with
Arifttides, and gains a great battle over
the Perrians, iii. 49. he makes the Lace*
dnmonians lose the chief command by his
haughtiness, 64. his secret intrigues with
the Persians, 65. he is discovered and
punished, 67.

Pausanias, king of Lacediemon. com-
mands at the riege of Athens, iii. 275. he
obtains peace for the Athenians, 288. he
I to march to the aid of :

and is summoned to take hia trial on bit
return, 845. he refiises to appear, and is
condemned to die, ib. he retires to TegflBa*
and dies there, ib.
Pausanias. Macedonian prince, pos-
himself of the throne of Macedo*

nia, iv. 272. he is dethroned by Iphicrap
tes, ib.

Pausanias, young Macedonian lordf
cannot obtain satisfaction of PhiUp for an
insult which he had received from Atta^
lus, iv. 828. he assassinates Philip in re-
venge, and is cut to pieces on the spot*

Pausistratus, commander of the Rho»
dian fleet, is defeated by Polyxenides,
Antiochus*s admiral, ana kiHed in the
battle, vi. 809.

Pay of the troops by sea and land*
amongst the ancients, iv. 93.

Pelasgus teaches the 6rst Greeks to
live upon acorns, ii. 288.

PeUa, capital of Macedonia, famous for
the birth of Philip and Alexander, iv. 27a

Polopidas, Theban : his character, iv.
188. his friendship with Epaminondaa,
184. he abandons Thebes, and retires to
Athens, 186. he forms the design of re-
storing the liberty of his country, 185. he
is elected BcBOtarch^ 189. he drives the
garrison out of the citadel, ib. he causes
uie Athenians to declare for the Thebans,
191. he gains an advantage over the La-
cedemonians nearTegyra, 193. he com-
mands the sacred battalion at the battle
of Leuctra, 197. he is created Bceotarch
vrith Epaminondas, ravages Laconia, and
advances to the gates of Sparta, 200. at
his return he is accused and acc^uilted,
204. the Thebans send him ambassador
to the court of I^ersia, 206. his influence
with Artaxerxes, 207. Pelopidas marches
against Alexander, tyrant of Pherae, and
reduces him to reason, 20«). he eoes to
Macedonia to appease the troubles of
that court, and brings away Philip as an
hostage, ib. he returns into Thessaly, 210*
he is seized and made prisoner by treach-
ery, ib. he animates Tnebe, wife of Alex-
ander, against her husband, 211. he is
deUveredby Epaminondas, 218. Pelopi-
das marches against the tyrant, gains a
victory over him, and is killed in the bat-
tle, 214. singular honours paid to his
memory, 215.

Pelopidas, one of the oflkers a( MUIh
ridates, is sent ambassador by that prinot
to demand satiiftminn of the Rnmiin^




And to dedw wtr agunit Umbi a caae
of refusal, viiL 49. ^

Pelopoanemu, provioca and penintaU
of Greece, now called the Morea, u. 233.

Peloponnenan war, in. 146.

Pelopi givea his name to Pelopooneiua,

Pelusiom, city of Lower Egypt, L ISS.

PeMHNia. Manoer of giving pennooa
hj the kings of Persia, \L t89.

Pentacosiomedimni, dtixens of the first
elass at Athens, iv. 63.

Pentathlum, assemblage of sereral ago-
nistic ezerdses amongst ttie Greeks, i. oS.

Peothilus, son of Orestes, reigns at
Mycenao with his brother Tisamenes, ii.

Perdiccas, son of Amyntas II. isplaced
upon the throne of Macedoma by Pelopi-
das, ir. 272. he b killed in a battle against
the Illyrians, ib.

Perdiccas, one of Alexander's generals.

receires that prince*s ring a mcmient be-
his death, ▼. 192. provinces which

fore 1

fell to him aAer the deatn of Alexander,
218. he is appointed guardian of Aridaeus^
and regent of the empire, 217. he puts
Slatira, Alexander's widow, to death,
220. he quells the revolt of the Greeks in
Upper Asia, ib. he puts Eumenes into
pMsession of Cappaaocia, 235. he mar-
ries Cleopatra, Alexander's sister, 236.
his unfortunate expedition into Egypt,
237. he is killed there, 239.

PergamuR, city of Great Mysia in Asia
Minor, i. 21. kings of Pergamus, 110.
the kingdom of Pergamus becomes a Ro-
man province, vii. 244.

Periander, tyrant of Corinth, is ranked
in the number of the seven sages, ii. 290.

Pericles, Athenian : his extraction, iii.
97. his education, ib. care that he takes
to cultivate his mind by the study of
the sciences, and to exercise himself in
eloquence^ 98. means that he employs
for concihating the favour of the peo-
ple, 100. he undertakes to reduce the
power of the Areopagus, and succeeds in
it, 101. Thucydides is opposed to him,
107. he adorns Athens with magnificent
buildings, ib. envy of the Athenians
against Pericles, 108. he justifies him-
self, and causes Thucydides to be ban-
ished, 110. he changes his conduct in
respeet to the people, HI. his sreat au-
thority, ib. his disinterestedness,! 12.——
fixpe!ditions of Perides into the Thracian
Chersonesos, iiL 115. about Peloponne-

sus, ib. and a^uoit Eabesa, 116^ Im TO*
duces the Samians, and deoiolkiws their
waOs, 117. be causes aid to be sraated
the people of Corcyra against me Co*
rinrhians, ib. trouble given him by his
enemies, 123. he induces the Athenians
to enter into a war with the Lacedaemo-
nians, 126, and to shut themselves op
within their walls, 148. he prevento them
from taking the fieJd, whilst theirlands are
ravaged, 160. he prtmounces the funeral
oration of Uie Athenians killed during the
campaign, 152. the Athenians divest bim
of the command, and fine him, 156. eriei
of Pericles for the death of Ins son I^ura-
clus, 157. the Athenians reinstate him,
and permit him to enrol his illegitimate son
anoongst the citizens, 159. dMith of Peri-
cles, io. his panegyric, 160.

Pericles, son ofthe former, one of the
Athenian generals who defeaited the Lap
cedaemonians near the islands ArfpnusaB,
is condemned with his colleagues to dieg
iii. 268.

Perinthus, city of Thrace, besieged by
PhUip, and ddivered by the Athenians,

Peijory. Punisbmeut of peijuij ir
Effyp^ >• 139.

Perpenna, Roman ambassador to Gen-
tius, is imprisoned, vii. 140. Anicius de-
livers him, and sends him to Rome with
the news of his victory, ib. Perpenna,
when consul, marches against Aristoni-
cus, defeats him in a battle, . and takes
him prisoner, 244. he dies on his return
to Rome, ib.

Perseus, first king of Mycenae, ii. 298.

Perseus, son of Philip, last kinfj <rf
Macedonia, forms a conspiracy against
his brother Demetrius, and auxuses him
to Philip, vii.^40. his speech against his
uom cot

brother, 41. Perseus removes f
to avoid his father's indignation, 57. he
takes possession of the t&one of Mace-
donia after his father's death, 58. he putt
Antigonus, whom his father had chosen
his successor, to death, 98. he prepares
secretly for war against the Romans, 99.
he endeavours to gain allies, ib. he tries
in vain to bring over the Achaeans, lOQt
the Romans are informed of his secrel
measures, 101. Eumenes ^ves them
fi^sh infi^ation concerning his proceed-
ings, ib. Perseus endeavours to rid him%
seu of that prince, first by assassinatioa.

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