Caesar's Seventh Campaign in Gaul, B.C. 52; de Bello Gallico Lib. VII.

Caesar's Seventh Campaign in Gaul, B.C. 52; de Bello Gallico Lib. VII.

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ... usque ad castra S insecuti sui colligendi facultatem non dederunt. at ii, qui ab 9 Alesia processerant, maesti prope victoria desperata se in oppidum receperunt. c. Ixxxi. The Gauls make another attempt by night, supported by a simultaneous attack on the part of the besieged--The Romans take up the defensive and are relieved from forts further off. Uno die intermisso Galli atque hoc spatio magno cratium, 1 scalarum, harpagonum numero effecto, media nocte silentio ex castris egressi ad campestres munitiones accedunt. subito % clamore sublato, qua significatione qui in oppido obsidebantur de suo adventu cognoscere possent, crates proicere, fundis, sagittis, lapidibus nostros de vallo proturbare reliquaque, quae ad oppugnationem pertinent, parant administrare. eodem 3 tempore clamore exaudito dat tuba signum suis Vercingetorix atque ex oppido educit. nostri ut superioribus diebus, ut 4 cuique locus erat attributus, ad munitiones accedunt; fundis librilibus sudibusque, quas in opere disposuerant, ac glandibus Gallos proterrent. prospectu tenebris adempto multa utrimque 5 vulnera accipiuntur; complura tormentis tela coniciuntur. at 6 Marcus Antonius et Gaius Trebonius legati, quibus eae partes ad defendendum obvenerant, qua ex parte nostros premi intellexerant, his auxilio ex ulterioribus castellis deductos submittebant. c. lxxxii. Failure and withdrawal of both Gallic armies. Dum longius ab munitione aberant Galli, plus multitudine" telorum proficiebant; posteaquam propius successerunt, aut se stimulis inopinantes induebant aut in scrobes delati transfodiebantur aut ex vallo ac turribus traiecti pilis muralibus interibant. multis undique vulneribus acceptis nulla munitione 2 perrupta, cum lux appeteret, veriti, ne ab latere aperto ex...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236536606
  • 9781236536600