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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 32 32 Browse Search
Appian, The Civil Wars (ed. Horace White) 2 2 Browse Search
Frank Frost Abbott, Commentary on Selected Letters of Cicero 2 2 Browse Search
Appian, The Foreign Wars (ed. Horace White) 1 1 Browse Search
Titus Livius (Livy), Ab Urbe Condita, books 5-7 (ed. Benjamin Oliver Foster, Ph.D.) 1 1 Browse Search
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Appian, The Civil Wars (ed. Horace White), THE CIVIL WARS, CHAPTER XIII (search)
ich had fallen and then attacked his enemies who were encamped around the castle of Calagurris and killed 3000 of them. And so this year went by in Spain. A letter from Pompey to the Senate describing his desperate condition and threatening, unless supplied with money, to return to Italy, with Sertorius probably in close pursuit, is preserved in the writings of Sallust. Y.R. 681 In the following year the Roman generals plucked B.C. 73 up rather more courage and advanced in an audacious manner against the towns that adhered to Sertorius, drew many away from him, assaulted others, and were much elated by their success. No great battle was fought, but again Schweighäuser detects a lacuna here which he fills with the words "there were skirmishes here and there." . . . until the following year, when they advanced again even more audaciously. Sertorius was now Y.R. 682 evidently misled by a g
Appian, The Civil Wars (ed. Horace White), THE CIVIL WARS, CHAPTER XIV (search)
ar with Spartacus--He defeats the Romans in Several Engagements--Crassus appointed to the Command--He defeats and kills Spartacus--End of the War--Rivalry of Pompey and Crassus--Their Reconciliation Y.R. 681 At the same time Spartacus, a Thracian by birth, who had once served as a soldier with the Romans, but had since been a prisoner and sold for a gladiator, and was in the gladiatorial training-school at Capua, persuaded about B.C. 73 seventy of his comrades to strike for their own freedom rather than for the amusement of spectators. They overcame the guards and ran away. They armed themselves with clubs and daggers that they took from people on the roads and took refuge on Mount Vesuvius. There many fugitive slaves and even some freemen from the fields joined Spartacus, and he plundered the neighboring country, having for subordinate officers two gladiators named Œnomaus and Crixus. As h