hat when Caesar's five years were up, he should receive in the same way a second term of five years. His ten years' administration would then close at the end of B. C. 49; after which time
— an interval of ten years having elapsed — he would be eligible again as consul.
The programme was duly carried out. Cr that it might retain the power which his reforms threatened to place in worthier hands.
Caesar's proconsulship of Gaul would expire at the end of B. C. 49. He wished to run for a second consulship in B. C. 48. The senate resolved to prevent this, and commanded him to resign his office and disband his army several mFirst Triumvirate.
58-49Proconsul in Gaul.
56Meeting of the Triumvirate at Luca.
50The Trouble with Pompey begins.
49Crosses the Rubicon. Civil War begun.
48The Battle of Pharsalia.
46The Battle of Thapsus.
Declared Dictator for ten years.