The provincia A. was established in 129 BC when Rome took possession of the kingdom of Pergamum, which was bequeathed to the Roman people by its last king Attalus III (died 133 BC) (Liv. Per. 58f.). The Romans first had to assert themselves against Aristonicus, the illegitimate brother of the departed king. But the majority of the Greek cities had remained loyal, which ear…
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