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Translated by Rev. Canon Roberts
Content of Book XIV[277 - 272 BC]
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Content of Book XIV. 277 - 272 BC|
[ 275 BC.]
Pyrrhus, after his return from Sicily, is defeated, and compelled to quit Italy. The censors hold a lustrum, and find the number of the citizens to be two hundred and sevent - one thousand two hundred and twenty-four.
Events: Pyrrhus in Sicily, Lightning in Rome, Pyrrhus defeated, Alliance with Ptolemy II of Egypt, Sextilia, a Vestal, condemned, Carthaginians help Tarentines, War with Lucanians of 272 BC, War with Samnites of 272 BC, War with Bruttians of 272 BC