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|Title:||Pirates in Malta|
|Keywords:||Pirates -- Mediterranean Sea|
Verres, Gaius, active 1st century B.C.
Pompey, the Great, 106-48 B.C.
Lipari (Italy) -- History
Cicero, Marcus Tullius
Malta -- History -- Phoenician and Punic period, 8th century B.C.-218 B.C.
Romans -- Mediterranean Region
|Publisher:||Malta Historical Society|
|Citation:||Busuttil, J. (1971). Pirates in Malta. Melita Historica, 5(4), 308-310.|
|Abstract:||Busuttil gives a historical background of the relationship between pirates and Malta while also analysing the background of the second Punic War. He states that, by the second century B.C., piracy was a well-established phenomenon and the Maltese islands hosted several pirate ships in exchange for the pirates’ mercy. This agreement was also in place within the island of Lipari which lies to the north of Sicily.|
|Appears in Collections:||MH, Volume 5, No. 4 (1971)|
MH, Volume 5, No. 4 (1971)
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