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The Carthaginians appoint Hamilcar to be their general in Spain.
Hamilcar sails from Carthage to Spain.
Hamilcar justifies his conquests in Spain to a Roman embassy.
Hamilcar's campaigns in Spain.
who is succeeded as Carthaginian commander in Spain by Hasdrubal.
pts to prevent Hannibal from joining the Carthaginian army in Spain.
lls as a soldier and officer while serving under Hasdrubal in Spain.
ues a policy of expansion in Spain, and seeks political influence at
Hannibal is appointed to be the new Carthaginian commander in Spain.
The senate assigns Spain and Africa to the consuls.
Roman embassy meets a hostile response in Spain and Gaul.
Hannibal extracts silver from deep mines in Spain.
General comments on Hannibal's conquests in Spain.
Cn.Scipio reaches Spain with a Roman fleet.
P.Scipio arrives in Spain.
elux persuades Bostar to release the Spanish hostages from Saguntum.
with the Romans, and Hasdrubal is recalled from Spain to oppose him.
The Roman survivors in Spain, led by L.Marcius, defeat Hasdrubal son
mmander of the Roman army in Spain, although he is only 24 years old.
Scipio arrives in Spain, at Emporiae.
ibilis, Mandonius, and other Spanish leaders leave the Carthaginian
at Baecula; Scipio rebukes his Spanish allies for calling him king.
ree Carthaginian generals in Spain hold a conference, and decide that
eneral comments on Hasdrubal's struggle against the Romans in Spain.
Hasdrubal leaves Spain on his way to Italy.
utiny breaks out in the Roman army in Spain, after Scipio falls ill.
Scipio defeats the Spanish rebels Indibilis and Mandonius.
General remarks about Scipio's rapid conquest of Spain.
Mago leaves Spain for the Balearic Islands; the end of Carthaginian
L.Lentulus celebrates an ovation for his victories in Spain.
Blasio and Stertinus amass booty from their provinces in Spain.
The chieftains Culcha and Luxinius start a rebellion in Spain.
C.Tuditanus is defeated and killed in Spain.
Cato defeats the Spanish rebels near Emporiae.
Cato orders the walls of all the Spanish cities to be demolished.
Stratagems employed by Cato in Spain.
comments on the conquests, and frugal lifestyle, of Cato in Spain.
Cato returns from Spain, and celebrates a triumph.
Sex.Digitius is defeated by Spanish rebels in several battles, but
aminius and M.Fulvius fight successfully against the Spanish rebels.
M.Fulvius is granted an ovation for his victories in Spain.
Baebius is ambushed and killed by the Ligurians on his way to Spain.
C.Atinius and L.Manlius fight successfully against Spanish rebels.
ctius win a victory over the Spanish rebels, after suffering an initi
but is allowed to celebrate an ovation for his victories in Spain.
rnius and L.Quinctius celebrate triumphs for their victory in Spain.
Flaccus celebrates a triumph for his victories in Spain.
pays for games out of the booty which he brought back from Spain.
being found guilty of extortion while serving as praetors in Spain.
Olonicus leads a rebellion in Spain.
The consuls enter office early because of the fighting in Spain.
Nobilior spends the winter in camp in Spain.
P.Scipio volunteers to go to Spain.
Scipio slays a Spaniard in single combat during the siege of Intercat
Galba for his behaviour in Spain, and Cato joins in the accusation.
The consul Q.Fabius is given command of the Roman army in Spain.
brought to trial for his conduct in Spain, and goes into exile.
senate that neither consul is fit to be sent as commander to Spain.
Servilianus arrives in Spain with two new legions, and repels an init
The senate prevents Cn.Scipio from going to Spain.
Inauspicious omens as the consul Mancinus leaves for Spain.
rius takes his oppponents Metellus and Pompeius as legates to Spain.
M.Lepidus is fined for his conduct in Spain.
event Mancinus from entering the senate after his return from Spain.
Scipio settles the affairs of the Spanish cities.
to organize the new territories in Spain which they have conquered.
temples with his spoils from Spain, and inscribes verses of Accius
Piso campaigns against Spanish rebels.
Piso is killed while in Spain, and Ser.Galba takes over as Roman comm
The Cimbri invade Spain.
cr_22, recording the surrender of a Spanish community to L.Caesius.
The Cimbri return from Spain and rejoin the Teutones.
Roman embassy attempts to stifle rebellion in Spain.
The campaigns of T.Didius in Spain, with Q.Sertorius as military trib
P.Crassus is proconsul in Spain; he discovers the route to the Cassit
Scipio Nasica subdues some Spanish rebels.
Pompeius grants Roman citizenship to a squadron of Spanish horsemen.
Crassus hides in a cave in Spain, near the estate of Vibius Paciacus.
Crassus comes out of hiding in Spain and captures Malaca.
ore supporters in Etruria and then leaves for his province in Spain.
Sertorius arrives in Spain; counted by some as the start of the war
Sulla rewards inhabitants of Spain, Gaul and Sicily, including Aristo
C.Annius forces Sertorius to abandon Spain.
over as Roman commander in Spain, but his general L.Thorius Balbus
ul, attempts to intervene in Spain, but is defeated by Hirtuleius nea
Sertorius sets up a rival "senate" of his supporters in Spain.
rius wins the support of the Spanish leaders by his generosity, and
remainder of Lepidus' army to Spain, to fight alongside Sertorius.
Pompeius suppresses unrest in Gaul during his march to Spain.
Sertorius persuades his Spanish allies not to risk a pitched battle
Saguntum and other cities welcome Pompeius on his arrival in Spain.
Pompeius spends the winter amongst hostile Spanish tribes.
give more money and two new legions to the commanders in Spain.
Antonius attacks the pirates and their allies in Liguria and Spain.
The Romans win over many Spanish towns.
Stratagems employed by Sertorius during the war in Spain.
neral comments on the war in Spain: Sertorius was a great general,
erna establishes himself as leader of the remaining rebels in Spain.
Metellus imposes taxes on the Spanish towns.
The consuls confirm Pompeius' grants of Roman citizenship in Spain.
Pompeius leaves Spain, and sets up a trophy on the Pyrenees.
The triumph of Pompeius, for his victories in Spain.
The triumph of M.Piso, on his return from Spain.
Sittius, an associate of P.Sulla and Catilina, goes out to Spain.
P.Vatinius serves under C.Cosconius in Spain.
leaves for his province in Spain; Crassus protects him from his cre
nia assigns the provinces of Spain and Syria to the current consuls.
ius's command as governor of Spain is extended for a further five yea
Q.Cassius is wounded while serving as quaestor in Spain.
ing a visit to Ariminum), instead of going to his Spanish provinces.
ing arrangements for his absence, Caesar leaves Rome to go to Spain.
Caesar arrives in Spain, and confronts the army of Afranius in skirmi
the surrender of M.Varro, and settles affairs in the rest of Spain.
The native Spanish troops and the garrison of Corduba openly rebel
fter assuming command of the Spanish rebels, M.Marcellus confronts
Trebonius arrives as the new governor of Spain.
Cn.Pompeius crosses over to Spain, to rally his father's remaining
anded by Q.Pedius and Q.Fabius Maximus, to suppress unrest in Spain.
Caesar leaves Rome for Spain, to fight against the sons of Pompeius.
Sex.Pompeius escapes into the interior of Spain.
Octavianus joins Caesar in Spain.
Caesar establishes colonies at Emporiae and other places in Spain.
Caesar completes the settlement of affairs in Spain.
inas to pursue Sex.Pompeius, who is gathering rebel forces in Spain.
The triumph of Q.Fabius, from Spain.
The triumph of Caesar, for his victory in Spain.
The triumph of Q.Pedius, from Spain.
Lex_Ursonensis, the charter of the colony of Urso in Spain.
inius Pollio to command his forces against Sextus Pompeius in Spain.
The triumph of Lepidus, from Spain.
occhus, king of Mauretania, attacks Carrinas, the governor of Spain.
The triumph of Domitius Calvinus, from Spain.
The triumph of C.Norbanus, from Spain.
The triumph of L.Marcius Philippus, from Spain.
The triumph of Ap. Claudius Pulcher, from Spain.
Nearer Spain (Hispania Citerior) - a Roman province in eastern Spain
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Gracchus establishes peace in eastern Spain.
The triumph of M.Titinius, from nearer Spain.
dius summons Domitius, governor of Nearer Spain, to come to his aid.
accomplice Piso is sent as quaestor to eastern Spain, where he dies.
out as governor of Nearer Spain, through the influence of Caesar.
ssigned the province of Nearer Spain by decree of the
prefect of the coasts of Hispania Citerior for the wa
sent Sertorius to Nearer Spain, with orders to settle affa
ular [command] in Nearer Spain, [he was allowed] an ovatio
vus, pro[consul, & from Nearer Spain ... ] & [p104] [175/4
being allotted the province of Hither from it won a triumph
himself, was in Nearer Spain; he also held the part of
crushed in a battle in Hither He was killed and the
In a great battle in Hither the praetor Q. Fulvius Flaccus
escaped by flight. 13 In Nearer the proconsul Lepidus, against the
Celtiberi and was situated in Hither on a high point of
summoning assistance even from Hither They appointed as commanders
at Tarraco, a city of Hither beyond which they could not
7000 pounds contributed by Hither Spain and one of 9000 from
the Emperor's steward of Nearer Spain possessed a silver
it was produced only in Hither and even then not in
The Laminitanian hones from Hither are outstanding in this
the leading families of Hither Spain. You know how sound
nsibility. Hither Spain, so far as it is not in the posse
Further Spain (Hispania Ulterior) - Roman province in southern Spain, later renamed Baetica
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The triumph of Q.Minucius, from further Spain.
Marius as propraetor curbs banditry in Further Spain.
The triumph of Q.Caepio, from further Spain.
M.Fonteius is sent on a mission to further Spain.
winter quarters in Further Spain, where he offends some by his luxu
erves as quaestor in further Spain; his ambition is stirred by seeing
C.Caesar governs Further Spain, and fights against the Lusitani.
ius, the governor of Further Spain, survives an assassination attempt
us, proconsul of Further Spain in 189 B.C., freeing a
s,] proconsul, & [from Further Spain ... ] [194/3] & M.
io, pro[consul, & from Further Spain], 5 k.Nov. (28th Octo
ther army. Farther Spain was in charge of Gaius
the Lusitanians were defeated, Further was pacified. The Cimbri
74 Further has on the east the
fighting in battle. 23 In Further the proconsul L. Aemilius perished
thousand, 32 while in Further Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus forced
the meantime Brutus in Further crushed sixty thousand Gallaeci
let them go. 7 In Further however, he took over two
Alps to the frontiers of Further Spain and with greater magnanimity
of Maxilua and Callet in Further bricks are made which when
withdrew into Further Spain at the end of the year, wit
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