C. Julius Caesar's Commentaries of His Wars in Gaul, and Civil War with Pompey; To Which Is Added Aulus Hirtius or Oppius's Supplement of the Alexandr

C. Julius Caesar's Commentaries of His Wars in Gaul, and Civil War with Pompey; To Which Is Added Aulus Hirtius or Oppius's Supplement of the Alexandr

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1705 edition. Excerpt: ...of the Town, and fled away: v But the Soldiers deserted in their March, and return'd home a _ Curio wgaul. Curio was receiv'd into the Town, with great Demon" Iguvium" fixations of Joy; on Notice whereof, C&far, relying on his Interest in the most considerable Towns, brought the Remainder Cxlirmarch-Gf Thirteenth Legion out of Garrison; and march'd to OfAuximumr m0' a Town posless'd byA&iusVartuwith several Cohorts, who Pisenum.' had dispers'd some Senators round about the Country of Piscara to raise Recruits. Casitr's Arrival being known, the Burgesles of Ofmo went in a The People of Body to Aclius Yarns, and told him, they would not pretend to Ofmo refik-e determin what Party had Justice of their side; but neither they?L Cae" nor any of the Municipal Towns, would shut their Gates against so great a General as C&far, whose glorious Actions had so well merited from the Republick. Wherefore they advis'd him to consider what would be the Consequence of making Opposition, Actim Varu and provide for his Safety. Upon this Declaration Varu drew flies anay. njs Garrison out of the Town, and march'd away: But being purfu'd by a few of Ctsar Van-guard, was obliged to halt; and so loon as he began to engage 'em, was deserted by his Party; some of 'em return'd home, and the rest came over to Cs-r. Amongst the Number of the Prisoners was L. Pufius, Centurion of a Primiple, who had formerly held the seme Command under Pompey: But Cafar having commended those that came over to him, dismiss'd/"-//'-!, return'd the People of Ofmo Thanks, and promis'd never to forget the Service they had done him. CHAP. War in. CHAP. VII. Italy. This News arriving at Rome, the whole City was Lentuhu'# to frighten'd, that when..show more

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