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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 74 74 Browse Search
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M. Tullius Cicero, Letters to Atticus (ed. L. C. Purser) 6 6 Browse Search
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J. B. Greenough, Benjamin L. D'Ooge, M. Grant Daniell, Commentary on Caesar's Gallic War, The Life of Caius Julius Caesar. (search)
ue to him, and even volunteered to serve without pay. Only three of his officers, two of them Gauls, went over to the enemy, while thousands came to him from the other side. After two successful campaigns in Gaul, in the spring of B. C. 56, Caesar met his two confederates at Luca, in Etruria, to arrange their future schemes. The conference was held with great display, almost like a royal court. More than two hundred senators were present, and one hundred and twenty lictors were in 76-75Studies Oratory at Rhodes. 68Quaestor. 65Aedile. 63Pontifex Maximus. 62Praetor. 61Propraetor in Spain. 60Forms the First Triumvirate. 59Consul. 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. 45The
J. B. Greenough, Benjamin L. D'Ooge, M. Grant Daniell, Commentary on Caesar's Gallic War, The Campaigns in Gaul. (search)
in Eastern Gaul, and drives them, with their chief, Ariovistus, back across the Rhine. Book II. B. C. 57. A formidable confederacy of the northern populations of Gaul is suppressed, with the almost complete extermination of the bravest Belgian tribe, the Nervii, in a battle which seems to have been one of the most desperate of all that Caesar ever fought. In this campaign the coast towns of the west and northwest (Brittany) also are reduced to submission. Book III. B. C. 56. After a brief conflict with the mountaineers of the Alps, who attacked the Roman armies on their march, the chief operations are the conquest of the coast tribes of Brittany (Veneti, etc.), in a warfare of curious naval engineering in the shallow tidewater inlets and among the rocky shores. During the season, the tribes of the southwest (Aquitani), a mining population, allied to the Iberians or Basques, are reduced by one of Caesar's officers. Book IV. B. C. 55. An inroad of t