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Appian, The Civil Wars (ed. Horace White), THE CIVIL WARS, INTRODUCTION (search)
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-self. Both requests being refused, he marched from Gaul against Pompey in the Roman territory, entered it, put him to flight, pursued him into Thessaly, won a brilliant Y.R. 706 victory over him in a great
Appian, The Civil Wars (ed. Horace White), THE CIVIL WARS, CHAPTER I (search)
by the usefulness of the work, and believing that nothing more advantageous or admirable could ever happen to Italy, he took no account of the difficulties surrounding it. When the time for voting came he advanced many other le, urgently importune Octavius in his present extreme danger not to prevent this most pious work, so useful to all Italy, and not to frustrate the wishes so earnestly entertained by the people, whose desires he ought rather to share corted home by the multitude as though he were the founder, not of a single city or race, but of all the nations of Italy. After, this the victorious party returned to the fields from which they had come to attend to this business. The deling bitterly, and saying that as soon as Gracchus should become a private citizen he would be sorry that he had done despite to the sacred and inviolable office of tribune, and had opened such a fountain of discord in Italy.
Appian, The Civil Wars (ed. Horace White), THE CIVIL WARS, CHAPTER III (search)
of investigation became entirely obsolete. Thus the judiciary law gave rise to another struggle of factions, which lasted a long time and was not less baneful than the former ones. Gracchus made long roads throughout Italy and thus put a multitude of contractors and artisans under obligations to him and made them ready to do whatever he wished. He proposed the founding of numerous colonies.The founding of colonies, which was originally a method of sturage forever. They assigned 6000 colonists to this place, instead of the smaller number fixed by law, in order further to curry favor with the people thereby. When they returned to Rome they invited the 6000 from the whole of Italy. The functionaries who were still in Africa laying out the city wrote home that wolves had pulled up and scattered the boundary marks made by Gracchus and Fulvius, and the soothsayers considered this an ill omen for the co
Appian, The Civil Wars (ed. Horace White), THE CIVIL WARS, CHAPTER V (search)
especially because by that one step they would become rulers instead of subjects. In order to conciliate the plebeians to this measure he led out to Italy and Sicily several colonies which had been voted some time before, but not yet planted. He endeavored to bring to an agreement the Senate and the equesturbed in their private holdings. The Etruscans and the Umbrians had the same fears as the Italians,Until the end of the third century B.C. the word "Italy" applied only to that part of the peninsula south of Etruria and Umbria. and when they were summoned to the city, as it was thought, by the consuls, o another town, and informed Servilius, the proconsul in those parts. (It appears that there were proconsuls at that time governing the various parts of Italy; Hadrian revived the custom a long time afterward when he held the supreme power, but it did not long survive him.) Servilius hastened to Asculum and i