The Watcher clenched his teeth, green eyes flaring with light and spinning before he regained his temper.
Alexandria seems from this time to have regained its old prosperity, commanding, as it did, an important granary of Rome.
She had regained her liberty, and made no secret of her intention to use it to the full.
It was colonized by Timoleon in 338 B.C. with settlers from Velia in Lucania, and in the time of the tyrant Phintias (289-279) it had regained some of its power.
The Roman king, who was an unsuccessful candidate, took up arms, drove the Hungarians from Austria, and regained Vienna, which had been in the possession of Matthias since 1485; but he was compelled by want of money to retreat, and on the 7th of November 14 9 1 signed the treaty of Pressburg with Ladislaus, king of Bohemia, who had obtained the Hungarian throne.