he latter at an earlier period had captured a Roman army commanded by Piso and Cassius and sent them under the yoke, as is related in the writings of Paulus Claudius. The Tigurini Y.R. 696 were now overcome by Labienus, Cæsar's lieutenant, and B.C. 58 the others by Cæsar himself, together with the Tricorii, who were aiding them. He also overcame the Germans under Ariovistus, a people who excelled all others, even the largest men, in size; savage, the bravest of the brave, despising death becauserdered them to leave the bodies of the Cimbri intact till daylight because he believed they were adorned with gold.
FROM "THE EMBASSIES"
Two nations, the Tigurini and the Helvetii, made an incursion B.C. 58 into the Roman province of Gaul. When Cæsar heard of this movement he built a wall along the river Rhone about a hundred and fifty stades in length to intercept them. When they sent ambassadors to him to endeavor to make a treaty, he ordered them t