Aelius Gallus Attempts the Conquest of Arabia—And Reaches the Limits of Roman Power
In 25 B.C., the Roman emperor Augustus sent Aelius Gallus, prefect of Egypt, on a military expeditio...
fl. 25 B.C.
In 25 B.C., Aelius Gallus led a military expedition to the region the Romans called "Arabia Felix," or modern-day Yemen. His mission was to extend...
Lived first century B.C.
During the period of classical Greece and the Roman Republic, nothing was known about Arabia other than the trading centers on the northern edges. The Greeks an...