Alexandrian War, African War, Spanish War by Caesar, A. G. Way PDF

By Caesar, A. G. Way

during this quantity are 3 works in regards to the campaigns engaged in by way of the nice Roman statesman Julius Caesar (100–44 BCE), yet no longer written through him. The Alexandrian War, which offers with issues somewhere else additionally, can have been written by way of Aulus Hirtius (ca. 90–43 BC, good friend and army subordinate of Caesar), who's normally considered as the writer of the final publication of Caesar's Gallic War. The African War and The Spanish War are particular bills basically by way of officials who had shared within the campaigns. All 3 works are vital assets of our wisdom of Caesar's career.

The Loeb Classical Library variation of Caesar is in 3 volumes.

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For which reason the water drawn from the nearest buildings was a little more brackish than usual, and occasioned no little wonder among men as to why this had come about. Nor could they quite believe the evidence of their own ears when their neighbours lower down said that the water they were using was of the same kind and ; ; : 17 CAESAR iiti atque ante consuessent, vulgoque inter se con- ferebant et degustando quantum inter se differrent aquae cognoscebant. Parvo vero temporis spatio haec propior bibi omnino non poterat, ilia inferior corruptior iam salsiorqiie reperiebatur.

These last they proceeded to repair, while the guardships they recalled to Alexandria. There w'as a shortage of oars the roofs of colonnades, gymnasia and public buildings were dismantled, and their beams made to serve as oars. In one ease it was natural ingenuity that helped to bridge the gap, in another the city's resources. In fine it was no lengthy voyaging for which they were preparing but perceiving that the conflict must take place in the harbour itself they obeyed the dictates of the moment.

Quorum altero opere omnino scapha egredi posset, nulla effecto, ut altero institute omnes Alexandrinorum copiae ex oppido se eiecerunt et contra munitiones pontis latiore loco constiterunt, eodemque tempore quae consueverant navigia per pontis ad incendia onerariarum emittere ad constituerunt. mole ab ; illis molem Pugnabatur a nobis ex ponte, ex ex area, quae erat adversus pontem, et ex navibus contra molem. In his rebus occupato Caesare militesque hortante 20 remigum magnus numerus navibus nostris in et classiariorum ex longis molem se studio spectandi ferebatur, eiecit.

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