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IV. The Revolution

From: The History of Rome, by Theodor Mommsen
Translated with the sanction of the author by William Purdie Dickson

The History of Old Rome

CHAPTER IV - The Rule of the Restoration


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After the death of Massinissa (605), Scipio had divided the sovereign functions of that prince among his three sons, the kings Micipsa, Gulussa, and Mastanabal, in such a way that the firstborn obtained the residency and the state-chest, the second the charge of war, and the third the administration of justice.(10)

10. Cf. IV. I The Siege

Now after the death of his two brothers Massinissa's eldest son, Micipsa,(11) reigned alone, a feeble peaceful old man, who was fond of occupying himself more with the study of Greek philosophy than with affairs of state.

11. The following table exhibits the genealogy of the Numidian princes:-- Massinissa
Micipsa   Gulussa   Mastanabal
d. 636   d. bef. 636   d. bef. 636
(118)   (118)   (118)
---------------------------- ------- ---------------------
Adherbal   Hiempsal I   Micipsa   Massiva   Gauda   Jugurtha
d. 642   d. c. 637   (Diod. d. 643   d.bef. 666   d. 650
(112)   (117)   p. 607)   (111)   (88)   (104)
----------- -------
Hiempsal II   Oxyntas
Juba I
Juba II

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