"The Greek king Pyrrhus, a ruler with powerful imperial aspirations, was considered a military genius. He also had a wise adviser, Kineas, who, seeing that Pyrrhus dreams of winning the war with Italy, had such a conversation with him.
"They say the Romans are brave warriors, Pyrrhus." Even if we defeat them, what will be the use of it?
- You're asking about a simple thing. The whole of Italy will then be in our hands, and the benefits will be enormous, replied the king.