New PDF release: An Illustrated Guide to Rifles and Sub-machine Guns

By Frederick Myatt

ISBN-10: 0861010779

ISBN-13: 9780861010776

A magnificently illustrated compact listing of the main major rifles and sub-machine weapons utilized in the twentieth-century struggle.
More than 35,000 phrases of professional text
43 glossy rifles and 35 sub-machine guns
All photographed in complete color
Every weapon illustrated, person info tables

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We find the pirates as allies of Mithradates of Pontus as well as of the Eoman democratic emigrants; we find them giving battle to the fleets of Sulla in the eastern and in the western waters ; we find individual pirate princes ruling over a series of considerable coast towns. We cannot tell how far the internal political development of this floating state had already advanced; but its arrangements undeniably contained the germ of a sea-kingdom, which was already beginning to establish itself, and out of which, under favourable circumstances, a permanent state might have been developed.

MARCUS LEPIDUS AND QUINTUS SERTOEIUS. 27 the injunctions of Catulus that he should dismiss the army; it was at least doubtful whether those of the senate would find a better reception, and the consequences of a breach no one could calculate—the scale of the aristocracy might very easily mount up, if the sword of a well-known general were thrown into the opposite scale. So the majority resolved on concession. Not from the people, which constitutionally ought to have been consulted in a case where a private man was to be invested with the supreme magisterial power, but from the senate, Pompeius received proconsular authority and the chief command in Hither Spain; and, forty days after he Lad received it, crossed the Alps in the summer of 677.

Become by treaty or force dependent on Sertorius, and the district on the upper and middle Ebro thenceforth continued 28 MARCUS LEPIDUS AND QUINTUS SERTORIUS. [Book V. the main stay of his power. Even the apprehension, which the fresh Koman force and the celebrated name of the general excited in the army of the insurgents, had a salutary effect on it. Marcus Perperma, who hitherto as the equal of Sertorius in rank had claimed an independent command over the force which he had brought with him from Liguria, was, on the news of Pompeius' arrival in Spain, compelled by his soldiers to place himself under the orders of his abler colleague.

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