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Caesar's forces were now so large that he was forced to distribute them in many winter-quarters, while he himself, as his custom was, turned his steps towards Italy. Then all Gaul once more broke out in revolt,1 and great armies went about attacking the entrenchments and trying to destroy the winter-quarters of the Romans. The most numerous and powerful of the rebels, under Abriorix,2 utterly destroyed Titurius and Cotta, together with their army,

1 Cf. Caesar, B. G. v. 24-51.

2 Caesar calls him Ambiorix.

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