Tyrol and Its People

Tyrol and Its People

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"[...]was rendered impossible. In 101 B.C., the year following their appearance in the beautiful province of Venetia, where they created, so historians tell us, a terrible panic, the Roman arms triumphed at Vercelli, when the invaders, led by Bojorich, suffered a crushing defeat in one of the bloodiest battles ever fought, in which it is said 320,000 were slain, and were driven out of Italy. The moral effect of this invasion upon the Rhaetians, through whose territory the Cimbri had passed, bore fruit a few years later, when they attempted the same tactics, making frequent raids into Roman territory. Some sixty years after the incursion of the Cimbri they were defeated and driven back into their valleys and mountains by the Roman general, Munatius Plancus; and a few years later, in 36 B.C., not only was a fresh raid repulsed, but the invaders[...].""show more

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  • Paperback | 332 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 445g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507533748
  • 9781507533741

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