According to Appian, Julia took part in the negotiations surrounding the treaty of Brundisium
Diomedes was said to have been the founder of Brundisium
, from which port Iullus's mother sailed the last time that he ever saw her.
17) Since, however, it was at Sinuessa that Horace was joined by Vergil and friends on his journey to Brundisium
described in Satires 1.
Lucullus (late 67); Pompeius ambushed and utterly defeated Tigranes, causing him to surrender his conquests (65); remaining in the East, he consolidated Roman control of Asia Minor (66-62); returned to Rome, disbanding his army at Brundisium
(Brindisi), and celebrated a third triumph (September 28-29, 61); as a political figure in Rome (61-50), he was isolated largely because of suspicions about his ambitions; joined with Julius Caesar and M.
Eventually, Lepidus, whose position in the alliance was minor, was banished; by the Treaty at Brundisium
, Octavian received the West and Antony the East.
A journal of the embassy of Moecenas, who was sent by Octavian from Rome to Brundisium
in 38 BC in order to settle a political issue with Mark Antony, the "Iter Brundisinum" has all the qualities of a modern travel narrative.
In Pliny's time young oysters were even imported from Brundisium
to mature in the Lucrine, thereby acquiring a subtle blend of flavours (Plin.
Plutarch's Crassus is similarly the butt of humour from the onset of his Parthian campaign: his age is mocked by Deiotarus as unfit for his campaign when he departs from Brundisium
Principal battles: Brundisium
(Brindisi) (267); Ecnomus (near Licata), Adys (near Carthage) (256); Tunis (255).