272 BC

272 BC

The Siege of Sparta took place in 272 BC and was a battle fought between Epirus, led by King Pyrrhus, (r. 297– 272 BC) and an alliance consisting of Sparta.
Pyrrhus of Epirus 272 B.C.). King of Hellenistic Epirus whose costly military successes against Macedonia and Rome gave rise to the phrase "Pyrrhic.
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Lex Claudia is passed, which prohibits senators from owning vessels. Vandalic War : Gelimer surrendered to 272 BC and accepted his offer of a peaceful retirement in Galatiaending the war. Vitellius was executed in Rome by troops loyal to Vespasian. It was built by T. Augustus adopted the sons of Agrippa and Julia272 BC grandsons Gaius Caesar and Lucius Caesaras his own sons. Scipio defeats Syphax and wins battle of the Great Plains.

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Conflict of the Orders : The Lex Hortensia was passed, ending the power of the Senate to veto resolutions of the Plebeian Council. Pupienus and Balbinus were tortured and murdered by the Praetorian Guard in their barracks. Conflict of the Orders : A secessio plebis took place. Caesar left Africa for Iberia in pursuit of Pompey's sons Gnaeus Pompeius son of Pompey the Great and Sextus Pompey. Pyrrhus defeats another Roman army under. Carausian Revolt : Constantius Chlorus conquered Carausius's Gallic territories.