The Roman World (History of Civilization) by V. Chapot
By V. Chapot
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But, although the fleet on its return encountered grave perils, this attack on the coast was nothing in comparison with the venture about to be made. In the following year Drusus struck into the continent itself, to a very considerable distance, since he penetrated as far as the banks of the Elbe, not without fighting bloody battles both going and returning. The objective seemed to be gained, when he died prematurely in the year 9, and his elder brother Tiberius, who succeeded him, marched with his legions more freely through the whole of this territory, which was regarded as a new province and one of the most extensive.
5 CII, II, chap. XIII; CXXXIII, III, chap. XXII and XXIV, and p. , 541 et seq. 2 CXXXIII, II, last prize. Does that mean that the addition of the three Gauls to the Roman dominions would have satisfied his ambition? The motives of his expedition to Britain1 are not clearly revealed. ) 25 the name of Rome among the inhabitants. He must have planned to make with certain Celtic kings one of those “friendly conventions” that prepared the way elsewhere for a protectorate followed by complete subjection; but the stubborn Britons were by no means so well suited for this policy as the peoples of Asia Minor.
Distance of 70 kilometres inland, in order that he might hunt down the pirates in their dens. This excessive power explains the violence of the opposition, for what were previous dictatorships in comparison? Kroll, XLVII, IIa, col. 1039–1042: CLXIX, chap. V–VI. Ormerod, XXII, XII , p. 35–52). 2 The taking and three months proved sufficient. At the end of that period the magazines, arsenals and ships had been destroyed, and those of the men who had not perished, yielding on the promise of pardon, for the most part gave themselves up and were transformed into agricultural labourers and colonists.