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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 140 140 Browse Search
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M. Tullius Cicero, Letters to Atticus (ed. L. C. Purser) 20 20 Browse Search
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J. B. Greenough, Benjamin L. D'Ooge, M. Grant Daniell, Commentary on Caesar's Gallic War 3 3 Browse Search
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E. T. Merrill, Commentary on Catullus (ed. E. T. Merrill) 2 2 Browse Search
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Appian, The Civil Wars (ed. Horace White), THE CIVIL WARS, INTRODUCTION (search)
ir amazement at his laying it down. Perhaps they were ashamed to call for an accounting, or entertained other good feeling toward him, or a belief that his despotism had been beneficial to the state. Thus there was a cessation of factions for a short time while Sulla lived, and a compensation for the evils which Sulla had wrought. After his death the troubles broke out afresh and Y.R. 705 continued until Gaius Cæsar, who had held the command B.C. 49 in Gaul by election for some years, was ordered by the Senate to lay down his command. He charged that it was not the wish of the Senate, but of Pompey, his enemy, who had command of an army in Italy, and was scheming to depose him. So he sent a proposal that both should retain their armies, so that neither need fear the other's enmity, or that Pompey should dismiss his forces also and live as a private citizen under the laws in like manner with him-se
Appian, The Civil Wars (ed. Horace White), BOOK II, CHAPTER V (search)
e consuls refused. Cæsar then wrote a letter to the Senate, which Curio carried a distance of 1300 stadesAbout 150 English miles. The Vatican codex says 1300 stades; all the others say 3300 (378 miles), which is quite incredible. in three days and delivered to the newly elected consuls as they entered the senate-house on the first Y.R. 705 of the calends of January.Literally: " On the day of the new moon of the year." The letter embraced a calm B.C. 49 recital of all that Cæsar had done from the beginning of his career and a proposal that he would lay down his command at the same time with Pompey, but that if Pompey should retain his command he would not lay down his own, but would come quickly and avenge his country's wrongs and his own. When this letter was read, as it was considered a declaration of war, a vehement shout was raised on all sides that Lucius Domitius be appointed as Cæsar's successor. Dom