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8, xxv. 21. r), and Compsa (Livy, xxiii. r. r). The Samnite tribes, the Hirpini and Caudini, went over; and, on Mago's arrival with a small force, almost all Lucania (Livy, xxiii. II. II; but cf. Livy, XXV. r6. s), and among the Bruttii all the towns but Petelia (Livy, xxiii. II. 7, 20. 4) and Consentia (Livy, xxiii. 30. s). See in general Livy, xxii. 6r. II: 'defecere autem ad Poenos hi populi: Atellani, Calatini, Hirpini, Apulorum pars, Samnites praeter Pentros, Bruttii omnes, Lucani, praeter hos Vzentini, et Graecorum omnis fere ora, Tarentini, Metapontini, Crotonienses Locrique et Cisalpini omnes Galli'.
17. 1–2), the settlement after Zama (xv. 17. 3–19. 9), the Syro-Macedonian pact (xv. 20. 1–8), criticism of the people of Cius and the announcement of Philip's capture of Cius at Rhodes (xv. 21. 3–23. 10), events at Alexandria (xv. 26. 1–36. 10). xiv. 1. 1–10. 10 is copied, in the codex Urbinas, in the second hand (F2), with the marginal comment: πολυβίου τοῦ ϊδ λόγου. xiv. 10. 11–12 are from Suidas, 11 under κεραία, 12 under ὑπηρετικοῖς. The dating is confirmed by Livy, xxx. 1. 1, 3. 3. Few other fragments survive from xiv.
The lacuna at 26. 1 can be filled from Livy, xxviii. 25. 15. The last Spanish fragment from F (31–33) concerns Andobales' revolt; Livy, xxviii. 31. 5–34 independently confirms its position, and reveals an omission between 33. 6 and 33. 7 (cf. Livy, xxviii. 34. ). The extract 34 (F) is part of the res Asiae for 206, and deals with Antiochus in Bactria and India. 4. BOOK XII xii forms a digression (cf. xii. 11. 6), devoted to polemic against Timaeus, and incidentally Callisthenes and others. The excerpta antiqua are: Timaeus' errors on Africa and Corsica (3– 4), on Locri (5–6.