The fall of the
204 BC became Ephiphanes
as a child king of Egypt. In this also Phillip V saw a
weakness and wanted to invade parts of the Ptolemaic Empire. Attalos I was
opposed to it and called the Romans for help.
As a result started the 2 Makedonian
war from 200-197
BC and the Romans defeated the Macedonians and free
whole Greece from their ruler ship.
this Antiochos saw again a weakness of Macedonia
and wanted to invade in northern Greece, but got already defeated in 191
BC near the Thermophylen by the Romans and
pulled back to Minor Asia. The Aetoler
made 189 BC
piece with the Romans and just before also the
Acheaic Alliance, Rhodes, Pergamon
and even Macedonia took the Roman side. So there was no other choice for
Antiochos and 188 BC
he made concessions for a piece contract. He had
to pay a high contribution and payment to the Romans.
In 171 BC
because of alleged pretension to power of Macedonia came up the 3
Macedonian war with the Romans, in which they got defeated totally and the
Empire got divided into four shared parts. In the war between the Archaic
Alliance and Sparta in 146 BC, the Romans took
the side of Sparta, destroyed Corinth, the most important member, and put
the city rulers of Macedonian in charge of nearly whole Greece.
invaded after some important victories also Asia as the province Syria and
Egypt. With this the history of the Greek and Hellenic City-States found
an end, but the civilization still continued their life's, but know under
the ruler ship of the Romans.
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