The War Commentaries of Caesar (Meridian Classics) ebook
by Julius Caesar
Translated by W. A. McDevitte and W. S. Bohn. Book 5. Chapter 1. Lucius Domitius and Appius Claudius being consuls, Caesar, when departing from his winter quarters into Italy, as he had been accustomed to do yearly, commands the lieutenants whom he appointed over the legions to take care that during the winter as many ships as possible should be built, and the old repaired
Gaius Julius Caesar was born in 100BC into an ancient patrician family
Gaius Julius Caesar was born in 100BC into an ancient patrician family. He was imprisoned for a time with his familly, for protesting against the then leadership of Sulla, but advanced slowly through the sixties rising to the rank of praetor and forming the 'first triumvirate' with Pompey and Crassus. Elected consul in 59BC, he then became Governor for Transalpine Gaul. After the death of Crassus and the defeat of Pompey in 45BC, Caesar returned to Rome as dictator. He was assassinated in March 44BC
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Various events in the war between Caesar and the Helvetii. The Helvetii, being worsted, offer a surrender, but some clandestinely return home. The numbers of the several Helvetian forces before and after the wa. XXX. Certain parts of Gaul congratulate Caesar and request a council. When Caesar was informed by spies that the Helvetii had already conveyed three parts of their forces across that river, but that the fourth part was left behind on this side of the Saone, he set out from the camp with three legions during the third watch, and came up with that division which had not yet crossed the river.
Book 8 was written by Aulus Hirtius, after Caesar's death.
In it Caesar describes the battles and intrigues that took place in the nine years he spent fighting local armies in Gaul that opposed Roman domination. The "Gaul" that Caesar refers to is sometimes all of Gaul except for the Roman province of Gallia Narbonensis (modern day Provence), encompassing the rest of modern France, Belgium and some of Switzerland. Book 8 was written by Aulus Hirtius, after Caesar's death.
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Julius Caesar of his war against Gnaeus Pompeius and the Senate. It covers the events of 49–48 BC, from shortly before Caesar's invasion of Italy to Pompey's defeat at the Battle of Pharsalus and flight to Egypt with Caesar in pursuit. It closes with Pompey assassinated, Caesar attempting to mediate rival claims to the Egyptian throne, and the beginning of the Alexandrian War. Impression.