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Annals by Tacitus
Translated by Alfred John Church and William Jackson Brodribb
Book XV Chapter 30: War between Armenia/Rome and Iberia/Parthia (cont.)[AD 63]
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To military glory Corbulo added courtesy and hospitality. When the king continually asked the reason of whatever he noticed which was new to him, the announcements, for example, by a centurion of the beginnings of each watch, the dismissal of the guests by the sound of a trumpet, and the lighting by a torch from beneath of an altar in front of the head-quarters, Corbulo, by exaggerating everything, filled him with admiration of our ancient system. Next day Tiridates begged for time which, as he was about to enter on so long a journey, might suffice for a previous visit to his brothers and his mother. Meanwhile he gave up his daughter as a hostage, and prepared a suppliant letter to Nero.

Event: War between Armenia/Rome and Iberia/Parthia