First Illyrian War
Apr 21, 2004
With the conclusion of the First Punic War Carthage, occupied with its own internal mercenary revolt was temporarily not a threat. Gallic invasions from Cisalpine Gaul and Illyrian Piracy in the Adriatic forced Rome to look north. The First Illyrian War brought Roman influence to the Hellenistic world for the first time, while also setting the stage for future conflict with Macedonia.